Wilbur S. Pence Middle School



Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 248
7 218
8 243
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School is a public elementary school located in Dayton, VA in the Rockingham County Public Schools. It enrolls 709 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 709
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.45

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Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 358
(50%)
3,933
(48%)
 Male 351
(50%)
4,276
(52%)

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 587
(83%)
6,506
(79%)
 Hispanic 92
(13%)
1,140
(14%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
285
(3%)
 Black 9
(1%)
149
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
90
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 443
(62%)
4,792
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(27%)
2,662
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(11%)
755
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Wilbur S. Pence Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 779
2006 801
2007 758
2008 729
2009 695
2010 702
2011 750
2012 770
2013 772
2014 731
2015 709

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 12.5
2007 15.2
2008 15.2
2009 14.8
2010 16
2011 14.2
2012 14.1
2013 13.9
2014 13.6
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28883183568678
2006 0.28214731585518
2007 0.31266490765172
2008 0.30041152263374
2009 0.35107913669065
2010 0.33903133903134
2011 0.35466666666667
2012 0.37142857142857
2013 0.37564766839378
2014 0.37072503419973
2015 0.37517630465444

Compare Wilbur S. Pence Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.5%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 709 14.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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