West Salem Elementary



West Salem Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Salem Elementary Students by Grade
PK 101
K 137
1 120
2 130
3 130
4 118
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Salem Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Salem, WI in the West Salem School District. It enrolls 850 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Salem Elementary is the 11th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 2,989th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 850
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,989th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 11th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 524th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 7th out of 1,182

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West Salem Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 437
(51%)
645
(51%)
 Female 413
(49%)
625
(49%)

West Salem Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 785
(92%)
1,174
(92%)
 Hispanic 23
(3%)
36
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Black 10
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Salem Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 634
(75%)
934
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(19%)
251
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
85
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, West Salem Elementary is ranked 302nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Salem Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.4%) is 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.

West Salem Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 734
2006 755
2007 747
2008 714
2009 824
2010 847
2011 838
2012 850

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.3
2007 14.3
2008 13.8
2009 15.5
2010 15.9
2011 16.9
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20299727520436
2006 0.22649006622517
2007 0.17670682730924
2008 0.24789915966387
2009 0.24271844660194
2010 0.27744982290437
2011 0.24582338902148
2012 0.25411764705882

Compare West Salem Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.4%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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West Salem Elementary
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Public PK - 05 850 14.5:1  
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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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