Waelder School



Waelder School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waelder School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 22
1 25
2 30
3 27
4 27
5 28
6 29
7 13
8 24
9 26
10 22
11 17
12 19

Waelder School is a public high school of the Waelder Independent School District located in Waelder, TX. It has 339 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Waelder School is the 1,059th largest public high school in Texas and the 13,869th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,869th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,059th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 979th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,073rd out of 2,121

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Waelder School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 173
(51%)
173
(51%)
 Male 166
(49%)
166
(49%)

Waelder School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 278
(82%)
278
(82%)
 Black 42
(12%)
42
(12%)
 White 16
(5%)
16
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Waelder School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 302
(89%)
302
(89%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
20
(6%)
 Not Eligible 17
(5%)
17
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waelder School is ranked 737th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waelder School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Waelder School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 108
2006 104
2007 135
2008 251
2009 264
2010 248
2011 288
2012 307
2013 309
2014 315
2015 339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14.9
2007 15
2008 12
2009 12.5
2010 10.6
2011 11.1
2012 11.9
2013 10.9
2014 10.5
2015 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63888888888889
2006 0.53846153846154
2007 0.87407407407407
2008 0.9003984063745
2009 0.88257575757576
2010 0.875
2011 0.85069444444444
2012 0.92182410423453
2013 0.93851132686084
2014 0.91111111111111
2015 0.94985250737463

Compare Waelder School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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Public PK - 12 339 12.3:1  
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Public 09 - 12 547 11.4:1 23 miles
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