Blue Lake Elementary



Blue Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 9
2 19
3 20
4 21
5 20
6 19
7 14
8 10
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Blue Lake, CA in the Blue Lake Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 152 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Lake Elementary is the 5,633rd largest public school in California and the 50,484th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 152
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,484th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,633rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 913th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,643rd out of 6,159

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Blue Lake Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 78
(51%)
78
(51%)
 Female 74
(49%)
74
(49%)

Blue Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 105
(69%)
105
(69%)
 Hispanic 17
(11%)
17
(11%)
 American Indian 15
(10%)
15
(10%)
 Two or More 11
(7%)
11
(7%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)

Blue Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 80
(53%)
80
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 48
(32%)
48
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(16%)
24
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Blue Lake Elementary is ranked 5,074th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) 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.

Blue Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 174
2006 151
2007 147
2008 157
2009 150
2010 162
2011 137
2012 152

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17
2007 14
2008 16.7
2009 13.8
2010 N/A
2011 16.3
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51149425287356
2006 0.47682119205298
2007 0.50340136054422
2008 0.51592356687898
2009 0.52666666666667
2010 0.59259259259259
2011
2012 0.47368421052632

Compare Blue Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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