White Center Heights Elementary



White Center Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

White Center Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 92
1 93
2 99
3 81
4 74
5 75
6 60
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 604 students in grades 1st through 12th. White Center Heights Elementary is the 141st largest public school in Washington and the 13,014th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,014th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 141st out of 1,306
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 255th out of 1,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 45th out of 1,257

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White Center Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(50%)
5,212
(52%)
 Female 299
(50%)
4,867
(48%)

White Center Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 201
(33%)
3,930
(39%)
 Asian 170
(28%)
1,427
(14%)
 Black 116
(19%)
1,170
(12%)
 White 60
(10%)
2,280
(23%)
 Pacific Islander 28
(5%)
434
(4%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
721
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
117
(1%)

White Center Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 488
(81%)
6,519
(65%)
 Not Eligible 70
(12%)
2,624
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
936
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,266 ranked schools in Washington, White Center Heights Elementary is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of White Center Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.7%. 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.

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

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

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

Compare White Center Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
1,726.1% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.4%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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