Peggy Heller Elementary



Peggy Heller Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peggy Heller Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 73
2 81
3 62
4 75
5 69
6 65
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peggy Heller Elementary is a public elementary school located in Atwater, CA in the Atwater Elementary School District. It enrolls 526 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peggy Heller Elementary is the 3,039th largest public school in California and the 19,157th largest nationally. It has 26.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,157th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,039th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,231st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Peggy Heller Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 281
(53%)
1,965
(53%)
 Female 245
(47%)
1,771
(47%)

Peggy Heller Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 303
(58%)
2,525
(68%)
 White 172
(33%)
815
(22%)
 Asian 24
(5%)
165
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
72
(2%)
 Black 12
(2%)
120
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Peggy Heller Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 288
(55%)
2,714
(73%)
 Not Eligible 169
(32%)
560
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(13%)
462
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Peggy Heller Elementary is ranked 2,331st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peggy Heller Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.9%) 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.

Peggy Heller Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 544
2006 554
2007 511
2008 528
2009 374
2010 417
2011 472
2012 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 22.2
2007 19.7
2008 23
2009 23.4
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 26.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50183823529412
2006 0.53068592057762
2007 0.54011741682975
2008 0.57765151515152
2009 0.5855614973262
2010 0.65467625899281
2011 0.031779661016949
2012 0.6787072243346

Compare Peggy Heller Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,630.0% 26.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 67.9%
 

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Public KG - 06 526 26.3:1  
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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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