Downtown Elementary



Downtown Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Downtown Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 38
2 40
3 39
4 35
5 32
6 32
7 28
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Downtown Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 310 students in grades 1st through 12th. Downtown Elementary is the 5,024th largest public school in California and the 40,348th largest nationally. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 310
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,348th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,024th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,626th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,918th out of 6,159

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Downtown Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 171
(55%)
13,496
(49%)
 Male 139
(45%)
13,900
(51%)

Downtown Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 141
(45%)
21,269
(78%)
 White 131
(42%)
2,815
(10%)
 Black 27
(9%)
2,413
(9%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
354
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
334
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
167
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Downtown Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 244
(79%)
3,101
(11%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
22,357
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(10%)
1,938
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Downtown Elementary is ranked 5,148th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Downtown Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.3%) 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.

Downtown Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 294
2006 287
2007 289
2008 305
2009 311
2010 297
2011 294
2012 310

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.5
2007 17.2
2008 20.7
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 22.3
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22108843537415
2006 0.24390243902439
2007 0.20069204152249
2008 0.2
2009 0.2475884244373
2010 0.21885521885522
2011 0.32993197278912
2012 0.21290322580645

Compare Downtown Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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