Tamarack Elementary



Tamarack Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tamarack Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 102
2 88
3 80
4 87
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tamarack Elementary is a public elementary school located in Avenal, CA in the Reef-Sunset Unf School District. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tamarack Elementary is the 3,131st largest public school in California and the 19,898th largest nationally. It has 28.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,898th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,131st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,403rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Tamarack Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(50%)
792
(50%)
 Female 258
(50%)
777
(50%)

Tamarack Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 503
(97%)
1,530
(98%)
 White 9
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tamarack Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 480
(93%)
1,402
(89%)
 Not Eligible 38
(7%)
167
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Tamarack Elementary is ranked 1,390th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tamarack Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.7%) is significantly 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.

Tamarack Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 458
2006 363
2007 343
2008 337
2009 333
2010 414
2011 513
2012 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 17.3
2007 16.3
2008 18.7
2009 20.8
2010 N/A
2011 27
2012 28.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0458515283843
2006
2007 0.89795918367347
2008 0.91097922848665
2009 0.96696696696697
2010 0.99275362318841
2011 0.15009746588694
2012 0.92664092664093

Compare Tamarack Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,880.0% 28.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 92.7%
 

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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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