B.C. Charles Elementary



B.C. Charles Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

B.C. Charles Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 63
2 68
3 126
4 105
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

B.C. Charles Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newport News, VA in the Newport News City Public Schools. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. B.C. Charles Elementary is the 608th largest public school in Virginia and the 19,811th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,811th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 608th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 761st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 673rd out of 1,156

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B.C. Charles Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 263
(50%)
10,934
(51%)
 Female 260
(50%)
10,434
(49%)

B.C. Charles Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 207
(40%)
5,194
(24%)
 Black 203
(39%)
11,295
(53%)
 Hispanic 51
(10%)
2,826
(13%)
 Two or More 41
(8%)
1,425
(7%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
494
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
67
(0%)

B.C. Charles Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 258
(49%)
7,475
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(43%)
12,453
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
1,440
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, B.C. Charles Elementary is ranked 464th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of B.C. Charles Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

B.C. Charles Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 535
2006 538
2007 530
2008 547
2009 548
2010 544
2011 541
2012 550
2013 590
2014 538
2015 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 12.7
2007 19.4
2008 23.5
2009 22.8
2010 19.4
2011 19.3
2012 16.7
2013 17.2
2014 16.3
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22803738317757
2006 0.26951672862454
2007 0.34339622641509
2008 0.38756855575868
2009 0.41240875912409
2010 0.38786764705882
2011 0.47504621072089
2012 0.50363636363636
2013 0.46271186440678
2014 0.52044609665428
2015 0.50669216061185

Compare B.C. Charles Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 50.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 523 17.1:1  
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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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