Ernie Pyle Elementary



Ernie Pyle Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ernie Pyle Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 88
2 64
3 98
4 71
5 87
6 85
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ernie Pyle Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bellflower, CA in the Bellflower Unf School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ernie Pyle Elementary is the 2,675th largest public school in California and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 29.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,675th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,609th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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Ernie Pyle Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 285
(51%)
3,345
(47%)
 Male 274
(49%)
3,712
(53%)

Ernie Pyle Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 390
(70%)
4,582
(65%)
 Black 91
(16%)
895
(13%)
 Asian 45
(8%)
537
(8%)
 White 21
(4%)
744
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
76
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
198
(3%)

Ernie Pyle Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(54%)
3,584
(51%)
 Not Eligible 141
(25%)
2,521
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(21%)
952
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ernie Pyle Elementary is ranked 1,812th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ernie Pyle Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.8%) is 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.

Ernie Pyle Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 594
2007 581
2008 576
2009 558
2010 576
2011 560
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.1
2007 17.1
2008 22.2
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 28
2012 29.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70454545454545
2006 0.73232323232323
2007 0.69535283993115
2008 0.75520833333333
2009 0.76881720430108
2010 0.81423611111111
2011 0.81964285714286
2012 0.74776386404293

Compare Ernie Pyle Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,940.0% 29.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 74.8%
 

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Public KG - 06 559 29.4:1  
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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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