Westside Academy



Westside Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westside Academy Students by Grade
PK 65
K 34
1 44
2 36
3 45
4 40
5 34
6 32
7 26
8 37
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westside Academy is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 393 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westside Academy is the 480th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 32,777th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,777th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 480th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,095th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 771st out of 1,191

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Westside Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 204
(52%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 189
(48%)
28,316
(48%)

Westside Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 381
(97%)
30,930
(52%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
15,098
(26%)
 White 3
(1%)
8,010
(14%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
599
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
421
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3,923
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)

Westside Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 344
(88%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 49
(12%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Westside Academy is ranked 84th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westside Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) 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.

Westside Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 677
2006 653
2007 646
2008 655
2009 680
2010 694
2011 677
2012 622
2013 535
2014 475
2015 393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 17.2
2007 20.1
2008 17
2009 18.6
2010 18.1
2011 17.6
2012 15.5
2013 14.9
2014 N/A
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49187592319055
2006 0.93874425727412
2007 0.97213622291022
2008 0.97251908396947
2009 0.95441176470588
2010 0.97406340057637
2011 0.98375184638109
2012 0.98070739549839
2013 0.98691588785047
2014 0.95789473684211
2015 0.87531806615776

Compare Westside Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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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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