West Rockingham Elementary School

West Rockingham Elementary School serves 358 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
West Rockingham Elementary School operates within the Richmond County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 358 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 358 students
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Rockingham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Rockingham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 16:1 16:1
West Rockingham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
West Rockingham Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
17%
15%
West Rockingham Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
30%
26%
West Rockingham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
51%
West Rockingham Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
4%
West Rockingham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Rockingham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.45
West Rockingham Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
85%
47%
West Rockingham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
7%
West Rockingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,942 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,230 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 7,620 1,120
Richmond County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $18 MM
Richmond County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $81 MM $18 MM
Richmond County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,942 $10,864
Richmond County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,230 $10,591
Richmond County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cordova School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rockingham Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Street Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RockinghamWashington Street Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 536 students566 East Washington St Ext
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9836
    1.2PK-5536
  • RockinghamL J Bell Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 557 students442 Hawthorne Ave
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9834
    1.4PK-5557
  • RockinghamRockingham Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 702 students415 Wall St
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9827
    1.46-8702
  • CordovaCordova School
    Alternative School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 71 students194 Church St
    CordovaNC 28330
    (910)997-9805
    1.6PK-1271
  • RockinghamLeak Street High School
    Alternative School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 180 students377 Mizpah Rd
    RockinghamNC 28379
    (910)997-9800
    1.67-12180

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