West Rockingham Elementary School

West Rockingham Elementary School serves 384 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
West Rockingham Elementary School operates within the Richmond County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 384 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 384 students
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Rockingham Elementary School 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 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
West Rockingham Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
West Rockingham Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
West Rockingham Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
14%
13%
West Rockingham Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
25%
27%
West Rockingham Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
51%
52%
West Rockingham Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Rockingham Elementary School Sch Ethnicity West Rockingham 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.
0.66 0.64
West Rockingham 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.
73%
45%
West Rockingham 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.
7%
8%
West Rockingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,646 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,646 1,593
Richmond County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $19 MM
Richmond County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $81 MM $18 MM
Richmond County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,570 $11,105
Richmond County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,241 $10,880
Richmond 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 Richmond Juvenile Detention Ct (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richmond Juvenile Detention Ct (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Street Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockingham Washington Street Elementary School
    566 East Washington St Ext
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9836
    1.2  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rockingham Richmond Juvenile Detention Ct
    269 Cartledge Creek Rd
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9196
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Rockingham L J Bell Elementary School
    442 Hawthorne Ave
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9834
    1.4  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rockingham Rockingham Junior High School
    415 Wall St
    Rockingham , NC , 28379
    (910)997-9827
    1.4  mi  |  723  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rockingham Cordova Elementary School
    Alternative School
    1004 Leak St
    Rockingham , NC , 28330
    (910)997-9805
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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Did You Know?
Rockingham, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.63, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Rockingham is Ashley Chapel Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.