Panama Elementary



Panama Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Panama Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 87
2 96
3 83
4 102
5 81
6 116
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Panama Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. It enrolls 670 students in grades 1st through 12th. Panama Elementary is the 1,590th largest public school in California and the 9,058th largest nationally. It has 27.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 670
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,058th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,590th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,858th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,222nd out of 6,159

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Panama Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 360
(54%)
6,978
(52%)
 Female 310
(46%)
6,419
(48%)

Panama Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 418
(62%)
7,035
(53%)
 White 116
(17%)
3,540
(26%)
 Asian 83
(12%)
1,138
(8%)
 Black 49
(7%)
1,432
(11%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
143
(1%)

Panama Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(54%)
6,656
(50%)
 Not Eligible 205
(31%)
5,099
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(15%)
1,642
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Panama Elementary is ranked 1,489th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Panama Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.4%) is slightly 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.

Panama Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 854
2006 982
2007 1061
2008 1047
2009 631
2010 616
2011 649
2012 670

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.9
2007 19.5
2008 21.2
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 30.8
2012 27.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60304449648712
2006 0.59572301425662
2007 0.60603204524034
2008 0.6189111747851
2009 0.65451664025357
2010 0.67694805194805
2011 0.65639445300462
2012 0.69402985074627

Compare Panama Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,750.0% 27.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 69.4%
 

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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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