Pioneer Drive Elementary



Pioneer Drive Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer Drive Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 125
2 105
3 109
4 95
5 98
6 109
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pioneer Drive Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 759 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pioneer Drive Elementary is the 949th largest public school in California and the 5,322nd largest nationally. It has 22.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,322nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 949th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,803rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 542nd out of 6,159

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Pioneer Drive Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 391
(52%)
13,900
(51%)
 Female 368
(48%)
13,496
(49%)

Pioneer Drive Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 572
(75%)
21,269
(78%)
 White 142
(19%)
2,815
(10%)
 Black 35
(5%)
2,413
(9%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
354
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
167
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
334
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Pioneer Drive Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 691
(91%)
22,357
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(6%)
1,938
(7%)
 Not Eligible 23
(3%)
3,101
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Pioneer Drive Elementary is ranked 287th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer Drive Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) 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.

Pioneer Drive Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 668
2006 660
2007 681
2008 656
2009 701
2010 668
2011 678
2012 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 19.8
2007 17.9
2008 19.3
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 21.8
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91616766467066
2006 0.95
2007 0.87371512481645
2008 0.96798780487805
2009 0.97432239657632
2010 0.97455089820359
2011 0.72418879056047
2012 0.96969696969697

Compare Pioneer Drive Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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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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