Thurston Woods Elementary



Thurston Woods Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thurston Woods Elementary Students by Grade
PK 90
K 47
1 44
2 49
3 47
4 42
5 30
6 43
7 27
8 30
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thurston Woods Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thurston Woods Elementary is the 311th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 26,990th largest nationally. It has 21.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,990th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 311th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,122nd out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 727th out of 1,191

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Thurston Woods Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(53%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 212
(47%)
28,316
(48%)

Thurston Woods Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 417
(93%)
30,930
(52%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
15,098
(26%)
 White 12
(3%)
8,010
(14%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
421
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3,923
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
599
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)

Thurston Woods Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 383
(85%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 66
(15%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Thurston Woods Elementary is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thurston Woods Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

Thurston Woods Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 483
2006 453
2007 437
2008 471
2009 496
2010 477
2011 461
2012 509
2013 477
2014 501
2015 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.4
2007 15.6
2008 16
2009 16.3
2010 15.4
2011 19.6
2012 18.2
2013 15.9
2014 N/A
2015 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74534161490683
2006 0.89845474613687
2007 0.89931350114416
2008 0.89384288747346
2009 0.92338709677419
2010 0.93081761006289
2011 0.95010845986985
2012 0.95284872298625
2013 0.9559748427673
2014 0.94211576846307
2015 0.85300668151448

Compare Thurston Woods Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.3%
 

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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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