Wm. E. Waters Middle School



Wm. E. Waters Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wm. E. Waters Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 305
8 295
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wm. E. Waters Middle School is a public high school of the Portsmouth City Public Schools located in Portsmouth, VA. It has 600 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 600
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.22

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Wm. E. Waters Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 328
(55%)
3,053
(50%)
 Female 272
(45%)
3,041
(50%)

Wm. E. Waters Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 369
(62%)
4,353
(71%)
 White 187
(31%)
1,250
(21%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
253
(4%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
174
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Wm. E. Waters Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(55%)
3,193
(52%)
 Not Eligible 228
(38%)
2,496
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
405
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Wm. E. Waters Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Wm. E. Waters Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 671
2006 604
2007 567
2008 592
2009 542
2010 547
2011 599
2012 600

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 10.4
2007 14.5
2008 15.2
2009 15.1
2010 17.1
2011 15.4
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56482861400894
2006 0.49006622516556
2007 0.50617283950617
2008 0.53209459459459
2009 0.59225092250923
2010 0.61060329067642
2011 0.71786310517529
2012 0.62

Compare Wm. E. Waters Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wm. E. Waters Middle School
Portsmouth, VA
Public 07 - 08 600 14.6:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,375 17.3:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 221 13:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,192 15:1 4 miles
Western Branch High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,115 16:1 5 miles
Stone Bridge School
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Private PK - 12 285 9:1 5 miles
Sweethaven Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 272 9:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,390 14.8:1 6 miles
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