Vista Grande Elementary



Vista Grande Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Grande Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 108
2 89
3 105
4 101
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Grande Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Cajon, CA in the Cajon Valley Union School District. It enrolls 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Grande Elementary is the 2,530th largest public school in California and the 15,368th largest nationally. It has 24.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,368th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,530th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,346th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Vista Grande Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(52%)
8,449
(52%)
 Female 274
(48%)
7,764
(48%)

Vista Grande Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 415
(73%)
7,531
(46%)
 Hispanic 69
(12%)
5,895
(36%)
 Two or More 59
(10%)
1,014
(6%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
462
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
1,171
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
66
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
74
(0%)

Vista Grande Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 419
(73%)
5,113
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(18%)
9,955
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
1,145
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Vista Grande Elementary is ranked 4,272nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Grande Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.6%) 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.

Vista Grande Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 493
2007 469
2008 558
2009 559
2010 547
2011 582
2012 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 21
2007 15.7
2008 20.4
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 24.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10211946050096
2006 0.10141987829615
2007 0.13219616204691
2008 0.15412186379928
2009 0.16636851520572
2010 0.17367458866545
2011
2012 0.2661996497373

Compare Vista Grande Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,480.0% 24.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 571 24.8:1  
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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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