Palomares Elementary



Palomares Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palomares Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 25
2 24
3 25
4 31
5 31
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palomares Elementary is a public elementary school located in Castro Valley, CA in the Castro Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 157 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palomares Elementary is the 5,620th largest public school in California and the 50,242nd largest nationally. It has 24.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 157
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,242nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,620th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,346th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,731st out of 6,159

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Palomares Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 84
(54%)
3,053
(50%)
 Female 73
(46%)
3,009
(50%)

Palomares Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 65
(41%)
1,964
(32%)
 Hispanic 44
(28%)
1,438
(24%)
 Two or More 21
(13%)
641
(11%)
 Asian 13
(8%)
1,605
(26%)
 Black 12
(8%)
358
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
24
(0%)

Palomares Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 142
(90%)
4,912
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(5%)
851
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(4%)
299
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palomares Elementary is ranked 5,821st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palomares Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.6%) 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.

Palomares Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 135
2006 130
2007 123
2008 131
2009 137
2010 150
2011 145
2012 157

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 18.6
2007 15.4
2008 21.8
2009 19.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 24.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1037037037037
2006 0.076923076923077
2007 0.089430894308943
2008 0.061068702290076
2009 0.072992700729927
2010 0.12
2011
2012 0.095541401273885

Compare Palomares Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,480.0% 24.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 157 24.8:1  
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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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