Fuerte Elementary



Fuerte Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fuerte Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 108
2 113
3 96
4 96
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fuerte Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Cajon, CA in the Cajon Valley Union School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fuerte Elementary is the 2,373rd largest public school in California and the 14,367th largest nationally. It has 25.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,367th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,373rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,536th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,512th out of 6,159

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Fuerte Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 295
(50%)
7,764
(48%)
 Male 290
(50%)
8,449
(52%)

Fuerte Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 388
(66%)
7,531
(46%)
 Hispanic 121
(21%)
5,895
(36%)
 Two or More 53
(9%)
1,014
(6%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
462
(3%)
 Black 11
(2%)
1,171
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
74
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
66
(0%)

Fuerte Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 458
(78%)
5,113
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(16%)
9,955
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
1,145
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Fuerte Elementary is ranked 4,492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fuerte Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.7%) 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.

Fuerte Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 570
2006 517
2007 482
2008 575
2009 572
2010 574
2011 585
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 19.5
2007 16.1
2008 22.1
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.2
2012 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070175438596491
2006 0.085106382978723
2007 0.099585062240664
2008 0.078260869565217
2009 0.13461538461538
2010 0.16376306620209
2011 0.24273504273504
2012 0.21709401709402

Compare Fuerte Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 585 25.1:1  
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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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