Bridges Virtual Academy



Bridges Virtual Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bridges Virtual Academy Students by Grade
PK 23
K 31
1 55
2 43
3 38
4 56
5 43
6 45
7 35
8 28
9 20
10 19
11 11
12 9

Bridges Virtual Academy is a public elementary school located in Merrill, WI in the Merrill Area School District. It enrolls 456 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bridges Virtual Academy is the 313th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 25,826th largest nationally. It has 304.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 304:1
Full Time Teachers: 1.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,826th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 313th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,180th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,177th out of 1,182

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Bridges Virtual Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 230
(50%)
1,072
(47%)
 Male 226
(50%)
1,224
(53%)

Bridges Virtual Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 418
(92%)
2,154
(94%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
30
(1%)
 Black 9
(2%)
37
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
49
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bridges Virtual Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 380
(83%)
1,285
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(17%)
893
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
118
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Bridges Virtual Academy is ranked 896th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bridges Virtual Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Compare Bridges Virtual Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
30,400.0% 304.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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