Richard T. Yates Elementary



Richard T. Yates Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard T. Yates Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 79
2 84
3 82
4 92
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard T. Yates Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newport News, VA in the Newport News City Public Schools. It enrolls 487 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richard T. Yates Elementary is the 694th largest public school in Virginia and the 23,188th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,188th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 694th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 521st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 664th out of 1,156

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Richard T. Yates Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
10,934
(51%)
 Female 231
(47%)
10,434
(49%)

Richard T. Yates Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(44%)
5,194
(24%)
 Black 179
(37%)
11,295
(53%)
 Two or More 49
(10%)
1,425
(7%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
2,826
(13%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
494
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
67
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)

Richard T. Yates Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 259
(53%)
7,475
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(41%)
12,453
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
1,440
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Richard T. Yates Elementary is ranked 542nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richard T. Yates Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.8%) 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.

Richard T. Yates Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 397
2006 449
2007 423
2008 454
2009 445
2010 449
2011 459
2012 470
2013 506
2014 494
2015 487

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 11.4
2007 16.9
2008 18.2
2009 17.1
2010 20.4
2011 20.9
2012 18.4
2013 17.8
2014 19
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3375314861461
2006 0.36971046770601
2007 0.3758865248227
2008 0.42290748898678
2009 0.45168539325843
2010 0.40534521158129
2011 0.4880174291939
2012 0.48297872340426
2013 0.48616600790514
2014 0.47368421052632
2015 0.46817248459959

Compare Richard T. Yates Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 46.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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