Widewater Elementary School

  • Widewater Elementary School serves 896 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Widewater Elementary School operates within the Stafford County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 896 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students896 students
Widewater Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Widewater Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Widewater Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeWidewater Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
Widewater Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Widewater Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
24%
14%
Widewater Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
24%
23%
Widewater Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
40%
52%
Widewater Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Widewater Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWidewater Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.720.66
Widewater Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
31%
34%
Widewater Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Widewater Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Stafford County School District's student population of 27,573 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,586 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,422 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameStafford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed27,5733,627
Stafford County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$263 MM$42 MM
Stafford County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$259 MM$42 MM
Stafford County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,586$10,576
Stafford County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,422$10,658
Stafford County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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