Arcata Elementary



Arcata Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arcata Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 48
2 42
3 51
4 52
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Arcata Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arcata, CA in the Arcata Elementary School District. It enrolls 304 students in grades 1st through 12th. Arcata Elementary is the 5,059th largest public school in California and the 40,851st largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 304
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,851st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,059th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,430th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,928th out of 6,159

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Arcata Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 155
(51%)
484
(52%)
 Male 149
(49%)
448
(48%)

Arcata Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 190
(63%)
600
(64%)
 Hispanic 50
(16%)
98
(11%)
 Two or More 31
(10%)
169
(18%)
 American Indian 18
(6%)
30
(3%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
22
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
3
(0%)

Arcata Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 169
(56%)
347
(37%)
 Not Eligible 109
(36%)
466
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(9%)
119
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Arcata Elementary is ranked 3,836th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arcata Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Arcata Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 168
2006 320
2007 325
2008 312
2009 292
2010 302
2011 277
2012 304

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.8
2007 17.1
2008 19.5
2009 15.6
2010 N/A
2011 16.1
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75595238095238
2006 0.66875
2007 0.58461538461538
2008 0.60897435897436
2009 0.61643835616438
2010 0.61920529801325
2011
2012 0.64144736842105

Compare Arcata Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 64.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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