Independence Elementary



Independence Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 81
2 81
3 61
4 70
5 54
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Rosedale Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Elementary is the 3,320th largest public school in California and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,320th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,754th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Independence Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 256
(51%)
2,065
(51%)
 Female 246
(49%)
1,972
(49%)

Independence Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 265
(53%)
2,387
(59%)
 Hispanic 138
(27%)
1,147
(28%)
 Asian 46
(9%)
239
(6%)
 Black 31
(6%)
120
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
104
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
8
(0%)

Independence Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 390
(78%)
2,968
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(15%)
714
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
355
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Independence Elementary is ranked 4,649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) 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.

Independence Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 774
2006 373
2007 378
2008 383
2009 367
2010 385
2011 431
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 17.8
2007 14.5
2008 20.2
2009 19.3
2010 N/A
2011 22.7
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17958656330749
2006 0.20643431635389
2007 0.12698412698413
2008 0.25065274151436
2009 0.16621253405995
2010 0.24415584415584
2011 0.65197215777262
2012 0.22310756972112

Compare Independence Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
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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