Lincoln Way Elementary School

905 Pittsburg Ave,

Wooster, OH, 44691-4296

Tel: (330)262-9646
Grades: KG-6

277 students

Lincoln Way Elementary School serves 277 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Lincoln Way Elementary School operates within the Wooster City School District.

Overview

The student population of 277 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 277 students
Lincoln Way Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Lincoln Way Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lincoln Way Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Lincoln Way Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Lincoln Way Elementary School Asian (1988-2003)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Lincoln Way Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
4%
17%
Lincoln Way Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
73%
Lincoln Way Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lincoln Way Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lincoln Way 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.
0.27 0.43
Lincoln Way 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.
77%
37%
Lincoln Way Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
11%
6%
Lincoln Way Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wooster City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 3,974 979
Wooster City School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $12 MM
Wooster City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $11 MM
Wooster City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,236 $10,997
Wooster City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,990 $10,473
Wooster City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wooster High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Edgewood Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornerstone Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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