Gretchen Higgins Elementary



Gretchen Higgins Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 74
2 79
3 79
4 87
5 80
6 91
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gretchen Higgins Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dixon, CA in the Dixon Unf School District. It enrolls 550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gretchen Higgins Elementary is the 2,784th largest public school in California and the 17,078th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,784th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,156th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 290
(53%)
919
(54%)
 Female 260
(47%)
793
(46%)

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 343
(62%)
1,056
(62%)
 White 161
(29%)
533
(31%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
64
(4%)
 Black 8
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 334
(61%)
929
(54%)
 Not Eligible 161
(29%)
590
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(10%)
193
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Gretchen Higgins Elementary is ranked 2,043rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gretchen Higgins Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.7%) is slightly 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.

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 637
2006 604
2007 584
2008 611
2009 652
2010 633
2011 578
2012 550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17.9
2007 18.9
2008 19.8
2009 29.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.6
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47409733124019
2006 0.43377483443709
2007 0.42123287671233
2008 0.45171849427169
2009 0.4601226993865
2010 0.49921011058452
2011 0.16608996539792
2012 0.70727272727273

Compare Gretchen Higgins Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 70.7%
 

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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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