Wasena Elementary



Wasena Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wasena Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 44
2 51
3 48
4 30
5 38
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wasena Elementary is a public elementary school located in Roanoke, VA in the Roanoke City Public Schools. It enrolls 245 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wasena Elementary is the 1,065th largest public school in Virginia and the 45,823rd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 245
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,823rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,065th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 293rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,057th out of 1,156

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Wasena Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 135
(55%)
5,240
(52%)
 Female 110
(45%)
4,912
(48%)

Wasena Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 135
(55%)
3,830
(38%)
 Black 64
(26%)
4,535
(45%)
 Asian 19
(8%)
281
(3%)
 Hispanic 15
(6%)
1,149
(11%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Wasena Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(54%)
8,797
(87%)
 Not Eligible 92
(38%)
1,234
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(9%)
121
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Wasena Elementary is ranked 769th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wasena Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) is 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.

Wasena Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 270
2006 269
2007 255
2008 235
2009 263
2010 240
2011 227
2012 282
2013 262
2014 256
2015 245

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 12.2
2007 13.4
2008 13.1
2009 16.2
2010 15.5
2011 15.3
2012 14.8
2013 13.8
2014 14.2
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4037037037037
2006 0.35687732342007
2007 0.37647058823529
2008 0.36595744680851
2009 0.53231939163498
2010 0.55416666666667
2011 0.51982378854626
2012 0.66312056737589
2013 0.64503816793893
2014 0.63671875
2015 0.62448979591837

Compare Wasena Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.4%
 

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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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