West Rockingham Elementary School

  • West Rockingham Elementary School serves 376 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • West Rockingham Elementary School operates within the Richmond County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 376 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students376 students
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Rockingham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
West Rockingham Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest Rockingham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
West Rockingham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
2%
1%
West Rockingham Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Rockingham Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
17%
16%
West Rockingham Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
33%
26%
West Rockingham Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
42%
50%
West Rockingham Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
4%
West Rockingham Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Rockingham Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.690.66
West Rockingham Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
98%
52%
West Rockingham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
West Rockingham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Richmond County s School District's student population of 7,741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,996 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,293 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameRichmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed7,741912
Richmond County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$71 MM$18 MM
Richmond County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$81 MM$18 MM
Richmond County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,996$10,864
Richmond County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,293$10,591
Richmond County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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