Widewater Elementary School

Widewater Elementary School serves 744 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Widewater Elementary School operates within the Stafford County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 744 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 744 students
Widewater Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Widewater Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Widewater Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Widewater Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Widewater Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
22%
12%
Widewater Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
26%
25%
Widewater Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
39%
53%
Widewater Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Widewater Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Widewater 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.
0.73 0.84
Widewater Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
28%
32%
Widewater Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Widewater Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Stafford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
6
Number of Students Managed 27,296 3,926
Stafford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $266 MM n/a
Stafford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $272 MM n/a
Stafford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,919 $0
Stafford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,126 $0
Stafford County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Quantico Middle/high School (4.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shirley C. Heim Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anne E. Moncure Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Stafford, VA 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 0.26, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Stafford is Widewater Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.