West Lake Elementary School

4500 West Lake Rd, Apex, NC 27502 | (919) 662-2300
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 792
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 792 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Julia Smith
  • Fax: (919) 662-2313
  • Website: westlakees.wcpss.net
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 30-JUN-92
School Calendar Description: Year Round
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 792
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 401 (50.6%)
  • Females: 391 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (2.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 160 (20.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 182 (23.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Lake Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9912.5%
Asian212.7%
Hispanic15319.3%
White51965.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Lake Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten192.4%
Kindergarten11714.8%
1st Grade13617.2%
2nd Grade12816.2%
3rd Grade13316.8%
4th Grade13316.8%
5th Grade12615.9%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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