West Mall Alternative



West Mall Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mall Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 4
1 3
2 8
3 2
4 7
5 4
6 5
7 4
8 3
9 6
10 7
11 7
12 7

West Mall Alternative is a public elementary school located in Atascadero, CA in the Atascadero Unf School District. It enrolls 67 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Mall Alternative is the 5,908th largest public school in California and the 54,048th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 67
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,048th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,908th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 801st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,941st out of 6,159

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West Mall Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 34
(51%)
1,361
(51%)
 Female 33
(49%)
1,334
(49%)

West Mall Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 52
(78%)
1,771
(66%)
 Hispanic 5
(7%)
718
(27%)
 Two or More 4
(6%)
92
(3%)
 Black 3
(4%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
28
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
55
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

West Mall Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 55
(82%)
1,457
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 10
(15%)
966
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(3%)
272
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, West Mall Alternative is ranked 5,874th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mall Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.9%) 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.

West Mall Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 96
2006 82
2007 115
2008 114
2009 108
2010 93
2011 49
2012 67

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.4
2006 12.2
2007 26.7
2008 25.3
2009 29.8
2010 N/A
2011 15.3
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.020833333333333
2006 0.036585365853659
2007 0.060869565217391
2008 0.10526315789474
2009 0.11111111111111
2010 0.086021505376344
2011
2012 0.17910447761194

Compare West Mall Alternative to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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West Mall Alternative
Atascadero, CA
Public KG - 12 67 19.4:1  
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Public KG - 06 492 27.3:1 1 miles
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North County Christian School
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Private PK - 12 234 10:1 3 miles
Templeton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 497 25.8:1 3 miles
Templeton Home
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Public KG - 08 77 21.4:1 3 miles
Templeton Elementary
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Public KG - 02 498 24.9:1 3 miles
San Gabriel Elementary
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Public KG - 06 553 26.3:1 4 miles
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Public 03 - 05 448 24.9:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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