Jamacha Elementary



Jamacha Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jamacha Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 79
2 88
3 81
4 81
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jamacha Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Cajon, CA in the Cajon Valley Union School District. It enrolls 480 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jamacha Elementary is the 3,567th largest public school in California and the 23,411th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 480
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,411th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,567th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Jamacha Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 263
(55%)
8,449
(52%)
 Female 217
(45%)
7,764
(48%)

Jamacha Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(57%)
7,531
(46%)
 Hispanic 116
(24%)
5,895
(36%)
 Black 37
(8%)
1,171
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(7%)
1,014
(6%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
462
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
74
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
66
(0%)

Jamacha Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 277
(58%)
5,113
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(32%)
9,955
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(11%)
1,145
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Jamacha Elementary is ranked 3,765th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jamacha Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.3%) is 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.

Jamacha Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 486
2006 422
2007 395
2008 429
2009 436
2010 438
2011 448
2012 480

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 19.2
2007 16.4
2008 19.2
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24485596707819
2006 0.27488151658768
2007 0.34430379746835
2008 0.31235431235431
2009 0.4151376146789
2010 0.38584474885845
2011
2012 0.42291666666667

Compare Jamacha Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.3%
 
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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