Orange County Special Education



Orange County Special Education Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orange County Special Education Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 3
2 5
3 4
4 2
5 6
6 2
7 13
8 14
9 23
10 13
11 29
12 57
UG 284

Orange County Special Education is a public elementary school located in Costa Mesa, CA in the Orange County Department of Education School District. It enrolls 457 students in grades 1st through 12th. Orange County Special Education is the 3,799th largest public school in California and the 25,734th largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 457
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,734th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,799th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 107th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 53rd out of 6,159

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Orange County Special Education Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 302
(66%)
4,424
(62%)
 Female 155
(34%)
2,760
(38%)

Orange County Special Education Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 181
(40%)
4,316
(60%)
 White 151
(33%)
1,828
(25%)
 Asian 80
(18%)
501
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(6%)
273
(4%)
 Black 15
(3%)
179
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
32
(0%)

Orange County Special Education Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 359
(79%)
4,018
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(17%)
3,147
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
19
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Orange County Special Education is ranked 4,809th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orange County Special Education students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.4%) 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.

Orange County Special Education Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 607
2006 617
2007 603
2008 588
2009 545
2010 503
2011 478
2012 457

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.8
2006 7.3
2007 4.9
2008 7.6
2009 7.7
2010 N/A
2011 8
2012 8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15321252059308
2006 0.19124797406807
2007 0.20232172470978
2008 0.17857142857143
2009 0.15229357798165
2010 0.19880715705765
2011 N/A
2012 0.2144420131291

Compare Orange County Special Education to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Orange County Special Education
Costa Mesa, CA
Public KG - 12 457 8:1  
Access County Community
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Public KG - 12 4,081 26.2:1 1 miles
Sonora Elementary
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Public KG - 06 537 21.5:1 1 miles
Mariners Christian School
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Private KG - 08 690 17:1 1 miles
Occs:chep/Pchs
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Public KG - 12 1,525 33.2:1 1 miles
Pacific Tech School Santa Ana
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Public 06 - 12 145 15.1:1 1 miles
St John the Baptist Catholic School
Costa Mesa, CA
Private KG - 08 593 23:1 2 miles
Christian Montessori School-Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa, CA
Private PK - 06 108 10:1 2 miles
Montessori Christian School
Costa Mesa, CA
Private PK - 06 90 8:1 2 miles
Newport Montessori School
Newport Beach, CA
Private PK - KG 100 9:1 2 miles
Taft Elementary
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Public KG - 06 678 21.5:1 2 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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