Virginia Avenue Elementary



Virginia Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virginia Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 283
1 264
2 247
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Virginia Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Fairfax Elementary School District. It enrolls 794 students in grades 1st through 12th. Virginia Avenue Elementary is the 766th largest public school in California and the 4,247th largest nationally. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,247th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 766th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,250th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 529th out of 6,159

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Virginia Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 405
(51%)
1,191
(50%)
 Male 389
(49%)
1,172
(50%)

Virginia Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 706
(89%)
2,081
(88%)
 White 35
(4%)
117
(5%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
61
(3%)
 Black 17
(2%)
54
(2%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
47
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Virginia Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 654
(82%)
1,930
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(9%)
166
(7%)
 Not Eligible 66
(8%)
267
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Virginia Avenue Elementary is ranked 303rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Virginia Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) 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.

Virginia Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 671
2007 691
2008 712
2009 758
2010 759
2011 801
2012 794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.1
2007 16.9
2008 18.3
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 22.9
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92795883361921
2006 0.91356184798808
2007 0.85528219971056
2008 0.94943820224719
2009 0.93931398416887
2010 0.94202898550725
2011
2012 0.9168765743073

Compare Virginia Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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Public KG - 02 794 23:1  
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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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