Waunakee Prairie Elementary



Waunakee Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waunakee Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 12
K 80
1 105
2 102
3 92
4 131
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waunakee Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waunakee, WI in the Waunakee Community School District. It enrolls 522 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waunakee Prairie Elementary is the 173rd largest public school in Wisconsin and the 19,513th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 522
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,513th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 173rd out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 276th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 92nd out of 1,182

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Waunakee Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 276
(53%)
1,121
(51%)
 Female 246
(47%)
1,077
(49%)

Waunakee Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 491
(94%)
2,031
(92%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
72
(3%)
 Black 9
(2%)
35
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Waunakee Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 470
(90%)
1,951
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
198
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
49
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Waunakee Prairie Elementary is ranked 1,013th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waunakee Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) 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.

Waunakee Prairie Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 683
2006 477
2007 529
2008 560
2009 552
2010 552
2011 524
2012 522

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.5
2007 15.2
2008 14.7
2009 13.8
2010 13.5
2011 13.4
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055636896046852
2006 0.064989517819706
2007 0.056710775047259
2008 0.066071428571429
2009 0.08695652173913
2010 0.097826086956522
2011 0.083969465648855
2012 0.099616858237548

Compare Waunakee Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 522 13:1  
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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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