Branch Elementary



Branch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Branch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 39
2 41
3 42
4 49
5 44
6 53
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Branch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arroyo Grande, CA in the Lucia Mar Unf School District. It enrolls 309 students in grades 1st through 12th. Branch Elementary is the 5,030th largest public school in California and the 40,438th largest nationally. It has 26.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,438th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,030th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,559th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,271st out of 6,159

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Branch Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 163
(53%)
2,795
(52%)
 Female 146
(47%)
2,573
(48%)

Branch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 227
(73%)
2,586
(48%)
 Hispanic 69
(22%)
2,418
(45%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
140
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
135
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Branch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 250
(81%)
2,428
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(14%)
2,293
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
647
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Branch Elementary is ranked 5,235th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Branch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.1%) is significantly 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.

Branch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 268
2007 257
2008 281
2009 302
2010 298
2011 301
2012 309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 22.3
2007 19.8
2008 23.4
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 28.7
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12941176470588
2006 0.15298507462687
2007 0.17898832684825
2008 0.19928825622776
2009 0.20860927152318
2010 0.24161073825503
2011
2012 0.19093851132686

Compare Branch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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