Wilderness Elementary



Wilderness Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilderness Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 103
1 113
2 113
3 130
4 122
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wilderness Elementary is a public elementary school located in Spotsylvania, VA in the Spotsylvania County Public Schools. It enrolls 733 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wilderness Elementary is the 183rd largest public school in Virginia and the 6,615th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,615th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 183rd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,053rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 402nd out of 1,156

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Wilderness Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 381
(52%)
8,326
(52%)
 Female 352
(48%)
7,837
(48%)

Wilderness Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 435
(59%)
9,356
(58%)
 Black 120
(16%)
2,835
(18%)
 Hispanic 96
(13%)
2,424
(15%)
 Two or More 62
(8%)
1,084
(7%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
400
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
37
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
27
(0%)

Wilderness Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 464
(63%)
9,458
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(31%)
5,564
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
1,141
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Wilderness Elementary is ranked 453rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilderness Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.7%) 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.

Wilderness Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 809
2007 773
2008 753
2009 731
2010 735
2011 758
2012 766
2013 764
2014 762
2015 733

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 13
2007 16.3
2008 17.3
2009 16.6
2010 18.5
2011 19.7
2012 19.4
2013 18.4
2014 19.5
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17391304347826
2006 0.18665018541409
2007 0.18369987063389
2008 0.23638778220452
2009 0.27906976744186
2010 0.2843537414966
2011 0.31398416886544
2012 0.30809399477807
2013 0.33900523560209
2014 0.34776902887139
2015 0.36698499317872

Compare Wilderness Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.7%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wilderness Elementary
Spotsylvania, VA
Public PK - 05 733 19.8:1  
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Public 06 - 08 745 16.6:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 213 15:1 4 miles
Chancellor Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 824 16.3:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 801 20.3:1 5 miles
Battlefield Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 817 16.3:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 05 646 17.9:1 5 miles
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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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