Pepper Drive Elementary



Pepper Drive Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pepper Drive Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 96
2 89
3 86
4 78
5 79
6 73
7 87
8 91
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pepper Drive Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Cajon, CA in the Santee Elementary School District. It enrolls 774 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pepper Drive Elementary is the 859th largest public school in California and the 4,834th largest nationally. It has 24.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 859th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,963rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 749th out of 6,159

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Pepper Drive Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 413
(53%)
3,289
(51%)
 Female 361
(47%)
3,127
(49%)

Pepper Drive Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 368
(48%)
3,684
(57%)
 Hispanic 277
(36%)
1,644
(26%)
 Two or More 78
(10%)
748
(12%)
 Black 24
(3%)
84
(1%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
197
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
33
(1%)

Pepper Drive Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 340
(44%)
1,908
(30%)
 Not Eligible 332
(43%)
3,820
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(13%)
688
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Pepper Drive Elementary is ranked 1,631st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pepper Drive Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.1%) is slightly 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.

Pepper Drive Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 675
2006 643
2007 582
2008 721
2009 730
2010 713
2011 762
2012 774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 17.2
2007 14.6
2008 21.4
2009 21.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.3
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37777777777778
2006 0.42612752721617
2007 0.44845360824742
2008 0.41747572815534
2009 0.46712328767123
2010 0.50210378681627
2011 0.36876640419948
2012 0.57105943152455

Compare Pepper Drive Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.1%
 
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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