Literacy First Charter



Literacy First Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Literacy First Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 153
1 153
2 132
3 132
4 141
5 140
6 139
7 133
8 134
9 41
10 72
11 63
12 57

Literacy First Charter is a public elementary school located in El Cajon, CA in the San Diego County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 1,490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Literacy First Charter is the 26th largest public school in California and the 156th largest nationally. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 156th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 26th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,250th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 36th out of 6,159

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Literacy First Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 804
(54%)
1,071
(42%)
 Male 686
(46%)
1,494
(58%)

Literacy First Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 730
(49%)
887
(35%)
 Asian 349
(23%)
365
(14%)
 Hispanic 296
(20%)
1,017
(40%)
 Black 58
(4%)
170
(7%)
 Two or More 47
(3%)
105
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
11
(0%)

Literacy First Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 918
(62%)
1,061
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 448
(30%)
1,378
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(8%)
126
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Literacy First Charter is ranked 855th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Literacy First Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.4%) 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.

Literacy First Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 593
2006 655
2007 708
2008 735
2009 730
2010 1071
2011 1219
2012 1490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 18.7
2007 17.7
2008 19.9
2009 20.9
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.32824427480916
2007 0.27824858757062
2008 0.32244897959184
2009 0.33835616438356
2010 0.34360410830999
2011 0.40607054963084
2012 0.38389261744966

Compare Literacy First Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Literacy First Charter
El Cajon, CA
Public KG - 12 1,490 23:1  
Anza Elementary
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Public KG - 05 588 24.5:1 1 miles
Cajon Valley Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 832 21.3:1 1 miles
Holy Trinity Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 279 18:1 1 miles
Lexington Elementary
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Public KG - 05 765 25.5:1 1 miles
Chase Avenue Elementary
El Cajon, CA
Public KG - 05 735 27.1:1 1 miles
Christian Elementary School - West Campus
El Cajon, CA
Private KG - 06 137 16:1 2 miles
Taproot Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten
El Cajon, CA
Private PK - KG 53 4:1 2 miles
Johnson Elementary
El Cajon, CA
Public KG - 05 643 24.7:1 2 miles
Childrens Creative & Performing Arts Academy
El Cajon, CA
Private PK - 06 76 13:1 2 miles
Naranca Elementary
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Public KG - 05 776 25.9:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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