Pacific Union Elementary



Pacific Union Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pacific Union Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 54
2 48
3 44
4 49
5 37
6 69
7 59
8 73
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pacific Union Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arcata, CA in the Pacific Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pacific Union Elementary is the 3,320th largest public school in California and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,320th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,395th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,450th out of 6,159

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Pacific Union Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 256
(51%)
273
(50%)
 Male 246
(49%)
269
(50%)

Pacific Union Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 317
(63%)
343
(63%)
 Hispanic 104
(21%)
111
(20%)
 Two or More 57
(11%)
64
(12%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pacific Union Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(48%)
251
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 213
(42%)
236
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(10%)
55
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Pacific Union Elementary is ranked 3,173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pacific Union Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pacific Union Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 442
2006 471
2007 466
2008 491
2009 488
2010 470
2011 475
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.7
2007 15.4
2008 19.6
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 21
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42760180995475
2006 0.45435244161359
2007 0.42703862660944
2008 0.46639511201629
2009 0.48155737704918
2010 0.4936170212766
2011
2012 0.52390438247012

Compare Pacific Union Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 08 502 21.3:1  
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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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