Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary



Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 81
2 81
3 93
4 100
5 96
6 99
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cerritos, CA in the Abc Unf School District. It enrolls 633 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary is the 1,927th largest public school in California and the 11,161st largest nationally. It has 25.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 633
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,161st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,927th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,942nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,192nd out of 6,159

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Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 345
(55%)
5,366
(50%)
 Female 288
(45%)
5,295
(50%)

Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 429
(68%)
3,520
(33%)
 Hispanic 102
(16%)
4,946
(46%)
 White 46
(7%)
787
(7%)
 Black 35
(6%)
940
(9%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
365
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 527
(83%)
5,007
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(13%)
4,639
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
1,015
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary is ranked 4,741st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) 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.

Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 532
2007 574
2008 574
2009 585
2010 599
2011 636
2012 633

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 20.5
2007 21.3
2008 22.1
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 26
2012 25.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1031746031746
2006 0.088345864661654
2007 0.0801393728223
2008 0.11324041811847
2009 0.14188034188034
2010 0.13355592654424
2011 0.2877358490566
2012 0.16745655608215

Compare Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
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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