Waccamaw Elementary School

Waccamaw Elementary School serves 567 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Waccamaw Elementary School operates within the Brunswick County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 567 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 567 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
16%
14%
Black
11%
27%
White
71%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.46 0.45
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.
43%
47%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,294 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,877 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,082 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Brunswick County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
1
Number of Students Managed 14,294 1,330
District Total Revenue $130 MM $19 MM
District Spending $121 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,877 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,082 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Brunswick High School (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nakina Middle School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShallotteUnion Elementary School
    180 Union School Rd Nw
    ShallotteNC 28470
    (910)579-3591
    8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 627 students                      
  • AshJessie Mae Monroe Elementary School
    250 Pea Landing Rd Nw
    AshNC 28420
    (910)287-4014
    8.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 399 students                      
  • NakinaNakina Middle School
    9822 Seven Creeks Hwy
    NakinaNC 28455
    (910)642-8301
    8.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 225 students                      
  • ShallotteWest Brunswick High School
    550 Whiteville Rd Nw
    ShallotteNC 28470
    (910)754-4338
    8.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1332 students                      
  • ShallotteShallotte Middle School
    225 Village Rd
    ShallotteNC 28459
    (910)754-6882
    9.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 606 students                      

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