Wise Primary



Wise Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wise Primary Students by Grade
PK 56
K 129
1 136
2 112
3 127
4 120
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wise Primary is a public elementary school located in Wise, VA in the Wise County Public Schools. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wise Primary is the 274th largest public school in Virginia and the 8,940th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,940th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 274th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 629th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 238th out of 1,156

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Wise Primary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 349
(51%)
2,090
(50%)
 Female 331
(49%)
2,101
(50%)

Wise Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 653
(96%)
3,994
(95%)
 Black 12
(2%)
85
(2%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
50
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wise Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 346
(51%)
1,764
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(44%)
2,171
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
256
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Wise Primary is ranked 301st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wise Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.1%) 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.

Wise Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 597
2006 630
2007 695
2008 718
2009 715
2010 690
2011 692
2012 694
2013 690
2014 691
2015 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 11.7
2007 16.5
2008 17.1
2009 16.2
2010 17
2011 15.2
2012 15.8
2013 16.4
2014 16.1
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53768844221106
2006 0.53968253968254
2007 0.49208633093525
2008 0.46100278551532
2009 0.45594405594406
2010 0.44927536231884
2011 0.49132947976879
2012 0.51008645533141
2013 0.54202898550725
2014 0.53400868306802
2015 0.49117647058824

Compare Wise Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 49.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wise Primary
Wise, VA
Public PK - 04 680 16.2:1  
L.f. Addington Middle School
Wise, VA
Public 05 - 08 447 13.5:1 1 miles
Wise County Christian School
Wise, VA
Private PK - 11 65 5:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 07 541 14.5:1 4 miles
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J.w. Adams Combined
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Public PK - 08 518 12.5:1 10 miles
Powell Valley Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 496 13.1:1 11 miles
Powell Valley Primary
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Public PK - 04 621 15.5:1 11 miles
Dungannon Intermediate
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Public 04 - 07 61 9.4:1 12 miles
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