La Costa Heights Elementary



La Costa Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Costa Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 116
2 84
3 85
4 102
5 97
6 103
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Costa Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Carlsbad, CA in the Encinitas Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 668 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Costa Heights Elementary is the 1,607th largest public school in California and the 9,160th largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 668
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,160th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,607th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,689th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,311th out of 6,159

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La Costa Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 337
(50%)
2,649
(49%)
 Male 331
(50%)
2,798
(51%)

La Costa Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 480
(72%)
3,778
(69%)
 Hispanic 80
(12%)
1,081
(20%)
 Asian 46
(7%)
269
(5%)
 Two or More 46
(7%)
243
(4%)
 Black 9
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
25
(0%)

La Costa Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 629
(94%)
4,741
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
572
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(1%)
134
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Costa Heights Elementary is ranked 5,476th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Costa Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.8%) is significantly 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.

La Costa Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 617
2007 604
2008 620
2009 611
2010 630
2011 672
2012 668

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.2
2007 18.3
2008 86.1
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 21.5
2012 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.063209076175041
2006 0.06645056726094
2007 0.066225165562914
2008 0.074193548387097
2009 0.06873977086743
2010 0.057142857142857
2011 0.037202380952381
2012 0.058383233532934

Compare La Costa Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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La Costa Heights Elementary
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Public KG - 06 668 23.8:1  
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Private PK - KG 52 1:1 3 miles
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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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