Charles H. Castle Elementary



Charles H. Castle Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charles H. Castle Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 136
1 97
2 97
3 101
4 89
5 97
6 97
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Charles H. Castle Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. It enrolls 714 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charles H. Castle Elementary is the 1,255th largest public school in California and the 7,036th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,036th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,255th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,156th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,513th out of 6,159

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Charles H. Castle Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 364
(51%)
6,978
(52%)
 Female 350
(49%)
6,419
(48%)

Charles H. Castle Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 382
(54%)
7,035
(53%)
 Black 168
(24%)
1,432
(11%)
 White 129
(18%)
3,540
(26%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
1,138
(8%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
143
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
52
(0%)

Charles H. Castle Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 545
(76%)
6,656
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(13%)
1,642
(12%)
 Not Eligible 75
(11%)
5,099
(38%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Charles H. Castle Elementary is ranked 580th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charles H. Castle Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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.

Charles H. Castle Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 804
2006 765
2007 763
2008 762
2009 744
2010 737
2011 689
2012 714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 19.1
2007 18.5
2008 20.3
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 29.3
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7226368159204
2006 0.73464052287582
2007 0.76277850589777
2008 0.78477690288714
2009 0.83736559139785
2010 0.90637720488467
2011 0.87082728592163
2012 0.89495798319328

Compare Charles H. Castle Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 89.5%
 

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