Emerson Elementary



Emerson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Emerson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 41
2 52
3 40
4 62
5 36
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Emerson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Berkeley, CA in the Berkeley Unf School District. It enrolls 288 students in grades 1st through 12th. Emerson Elementary is the 5,141st largest public school in California and the 42,223rd largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,223rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,141st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,150th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,264th out of 6,159

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Emerson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 148
(51%)
3,022
(48%)
 Male 140
(49%)
3,235
(52%)

Emerson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 96
(33%)
2,205
(35%)
 Black 63
(22%)
1,183
(19%)
 Hispanic 63
(22%)
1,518
(24%)
 Two or More 44
(15%)
845
(14%)
 Asian 21
(7%)
477
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Emerson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 149
(52%)
3,485
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(45%)
2,435
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
337
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Emerson Elementary is ranked 4,378th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Emerson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly 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.

Emerson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 220
2006 235
2007 233
2008 307
2009 314
2010 306
2011 291
2012 288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13.2
2007 11.3
2008 15.8
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65
2006 0.64255319148936
2007 0.62231759656652
2008 0.50162866449511
2009 0.52547770700637
2010 0.55555555555556
2011 0.31958762886598
2012 0.48263888888889

Compare Emerson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 288 24.5:1  
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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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