White Center Heights Elementary



White Center Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

White Center Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 29
K 112
1 81
2 95
3 85
4 83
5 74
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

White Center Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Seattle, WA in the Highline School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. White Center Heights Elementary is the 177th largest public school in Washington and the 12,541st largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,541st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 177th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 629th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 152nd out of 1,263

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White Center Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 314
(51%)
5,689
(52%)
 Female 303
(49%)
5,192
(48%)

White Center Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 193
(31%)
4,278
(39%)
 Asian 158
(26%)
1,450
(13%)
 Black 137
(22%)
1,512
(14%)
 White 75
(12%)
2,379
(22%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
701
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 21
(3%)
462
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
99
(1%)

White Center Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 445
(72%)
6,862
(63%)
 Not Eligible 126
(20%)
3,014
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(7%)
1,005
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, White Center Heights Elementary is ranked 56th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of White Center Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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.

White Center Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 493
2006 479
2007 456
2008 467
2009 517
2010 569
2011 612
2012 604
2013 598
2014 600
2015 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 N/A
2007 15.6
2008 15.9
2009 16.6
2010 16.6
2011 17.6
2012 16.8
2013 N/A
2014 14.9
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87423935091278
2006 0.80167014613779
2007 0.83771929824561
2008 0.85224839400428
2009 0.83752417794971
2010 0.67311072056239
2011 0.88071895424837
2012 0.8841059602649
2013 0.8695652173913
2014 0.74
2015 0.79578606158833

Compare White Center Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.6%
 

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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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