Rock Cave Elementary



Rock Cave Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rock Cave Elementary Students by Grade
PK 17
K 18
1 20
2 24
3 24
4 27
5 22
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rock Cave Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rock Cave, WV in the Upshur County School District. It enrolls 152 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rock Cave Elementary is the 373rd largest public school in West Virginia and the 50,813th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 152
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.58

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Rock Cave Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 82
(54%)
1,375
(50%)
 Male 70
(46%)
1,384
(50%)

Rock Cave Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(99%)
2,675
(97%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
27
(1%)

Rock Cave Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 99
(65%)
1,432
(52%)
 Not Eligible 53
(35%)
1,327
(48%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 444 ranked schools in West Virginia, Rock Cave Elementary is ranked 322nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rock Cave Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Rock Cave Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 136
2006 142
2007 152
2008 144
2009 129
2010 141
2011 141
2012 137
2013 137
2014 143
2015 152

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.8
2007 16.9
2008 15.2
2009 13.6
2010 12.3
2011 14
2012 13.6
2013 12.9
2014 13.7
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72058823529412
2006 0.7887323943662
2007 0.76315789473684
2008 0.78472222222222
2009 0.82945736434109
2010 0.75177304964539
2011 0.73049645390071
2012 0.81021897810219
2013 N/A
2014 0.5034965034965
2015 0.65131578947368

Compare Rock Cave Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.2% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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