Western Sussex Academy



Western Sussex Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Sussex Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 1
11 2
12 2

Western Sussex Academy is a public high school of the Laurel School District located in Laurel, DE. It has 6 students in grades 8th through 12th. Western Sussex Academy is the 52nd largest public high school in Delaware and the 25,415th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.0 to 1.

Total Students: 6
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Full Time Teachers: 1

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Western Sussex Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 6
(100%)
385
(50%)
 Female 0
(0%)
386
(50%)

Western Sussex Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 5
(83%)
212
(27%)
 Asian 1
(17%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
45
(6%)
 White 0
(0%)
487
(63%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
17
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Western Sussex Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 3
(50%)
242
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(33%)
55
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(17%)
474
(61%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western Sussex Academy is ranked 51st out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Sussex Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Western Sussex Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 14
2006 10
2007 9
2008 8
2009 10
2010 6
2011 6
2012 6

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.7
2006 5
2007 4.5
2008 4
2009 5
2010 6
2011 6
2012 6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.7
2007 0.66666666666667
2008 0.625
2009 0.7
2010 0.5
2011 0.5
2012 0.5

Compare Western Sussex Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
600.0% 6.0:1
 
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Western Sussex Academy
Laurel, DE
Public 08 - 12 6 6:1  
Laurel Middle School
Laurel, DE
Public 07 - 08 310 14.1:1 1 miles
Laurel Senior High School
Laurel, DE
Public 09 - 12 455 14.2:1 1 miles
Delmar Senior High School
Delmar, DE
Public 09 - 12 615 17.6:1 7 miles
Seaford Senior High School
Seaford, DE
Public 08 - 12 708 14.8:1 8 miles
Sussex Technical High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,409 12:1 10 miles
Faith Baptist School
Salisbury, MD
Private PK - 12 112 13:1 10 miles
Mardela Middle & High School
Mardela Springs, MD
Public 06 - 12 645 14:1 12 miles
Salisbury Christian School
Salisbury, MD
Private PK - 12 569 12:1 12 miles
Wicomico High School
Salisbury, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,036 12.6:1 13 miles
The Salisbury School
Salisbury, MD
Private PK - 12 334 7:1 14 miles
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