Bess Maxwell Elementary



Bess Maxwell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 54
2 41
3 49
4 39
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bess Maxwell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Crescent City, CA in the Del Norte County Unf School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bess Maxwell Elementary is the 5,189th largest public school in California and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,054th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,189th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 622nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,754th out of 6,159

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Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 142
(51%)
1,285
(51%)
 Female 136
(49%)
1,252
(49%)

Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 137
(49%)
1,362
(54%)
 Hispanic 55
(20%)
547
(22%)
 Asian 40
(14%)
188
(7%)
 American Indian 33
(12%)
365
(14%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
50
(2%)
 Black 5
(2%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bess Maxwell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(70%)
1,522
(60%)
 Not Eligible 52
(19%)
793
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(11%)
222
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bess Maxwell Elementary is ranked 3,530th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bess Maxwell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Bess Maxwell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 293
2006 292
2007 292
2008 290
2009 271
2010 269
2011 279
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 18.5
2007 16.7
2008 18.1
2009 18.1
2010 N/A
2011 18.6
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8259385665529
2006 0.72260273972603
2007 0.81506849315068
2008 0.8
2009 0.90774907749077
2010 0.84386617100372
2011 0.70250896057348
2012 0.81294964028777

Compare Bess Maxwell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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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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