Shaffer Elementary



Shaffer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaffer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 70
2 67
3 54
4 66
5 66
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaffer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Atwater, CA in the Atwater Elementary School District. It enrolls 463 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaffer Elementary is the 3,751st largest public school in California and the 25,165th largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 463
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,751st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,701st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Shaffer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 263
(57%)
1,965
(53%)
 Female 200
(43%)
1,771
(47%)

Shaffer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 288
(62%)
2,525
(68%)
 White 103
(22%)
815
(22%)
 Asian 37
(8%)
165
(4%)
 Black 17
(4%)
120
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
72
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Shaffer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 343
(74%)
2,714
(73%)
 Not Eligible 63
(14%)
560
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(12%)
462
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Shaffer Elementary is ranked 1,965th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaffer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.4%) is 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.

Shaffer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 572
2007 575
2008 558
2009 506
2010 478
2011 482
2012 463

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 21.2
2007 19.8
2008 21.5
2009 23
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76867030965392
2006 0.76923076923077
2007 0.67826086956522
2008 0.7921146953405
2009 0.68379446640316
2010 0.83891213389121
2011 0.68257261410788
2012 0.86393088552916

Compare Shaffer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 86.4%
 

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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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