Wahl Coates Elementary School

Wahl Coates Elementary School serves 440 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Wahl Coates Elementary School operates within the Pitt County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 440 students
Wahl Coates Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Wahl Coates Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wahl Coates Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Wahl Coates Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Wahl Coates Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Wahl Coates Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
61%
27%
Wahl Coates Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
29%
52%
Wahl Coates Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wahl Coates Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wahl Coates Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.44
Wahl Coates Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
45%
Wahl Coates Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Wahl Coates Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pitt County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 23,889 1,682
Pitt County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $19 MM
Pitt County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $220 MM $18 MM
Pitt County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,376 $11,105
Pitt County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,379 $10,880
Pitt County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pitt Regional Detention Center (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is C M Eppes Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastern Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greenville C M Eppes Middle School
    1100 Elm St
    Greenville , NC , 27858
    (252)757-2160
    0.7  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greenville Eastern Elementary School
    1700 Cedar Ln
    Greenville , NC , 27858
    (252)758-4813
    0.9  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Greenville Elmhurst Elementary School
    1815 West Berkley Rd
    Greenville , NC , 27858
    (252)756-0180
    1.1  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greenville E B Aycock Middle School
    1325 Red Banks Rd
    Greenville , NC , 27858
    (252)756-4181
    1.4  mi  |  731  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greenville South Greenville Elementary School
    811 Howell St
    Greenville , NC , 27834
    (252)756-7004
    1.9  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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