La Costa Meadows Elementary



La Costa Meadows Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Costa Meadows Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 155
1 157
2 173
3 176
4 157
5 133
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Costa Meadows Elementary is a public elementary school located in Carlsbad, CA in the San Marcos Unf School District. It enrolls 951 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Costa Meadows Elementary is the 281st largest public school in California and the 1,604th largest nationally. It has 28.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 951
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,604th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 281st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 550th out of 6,159

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La Costa Meadows Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 480
(50%)
7,134
(50%)
 Male 471
(50%)
7,228
(50%)

La Costa Meadows Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 663
(70%)
6,078
(42%)
 Hispanic 158
(17%)
6,417
(45%)
 Asian 68
(7%)
1,090
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
287
(2%)
 Black 22
(2%)
345
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
90
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
55
(0%)

La Costa Meadows Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 820
(86%)
7,772
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(10%)
5,436
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(3%)
1,154
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Costa Meadows Elementary is ranked 4,455th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Costa Meadows Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.8%) 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 Meadows Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 667
2006 732
2007 723
2008 751
2009 798
2010 890
2011 890
2012 951

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 21.6
2007 19.4
2008 21.2
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10644677661169
2006 0.11748633879781
2007 0.13692946058091
2008 0.15978695073236
2009 0.17669172932331
2010 0.16067415730337
2011 0.0089887640449438
2012 0.13774973711882

Compare La Costa Meadows Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 951 28:1  
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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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