Potrero Elementary



Potrero Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potrero Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 105
2 92
3 82
4 87
5 114
6 84
7 159
8 147
9 1
10 0
11 0
12 0

Potrero Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Monte, CA in the El Monte City Elementary School District. It enrolls 963 students in grades 1st through 12th. Potrero Elementary is the 256th largest public school in California and the 1,483rd largest nationally. It has 24.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 963
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,483rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 256th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,282nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 246th out of 6,159

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Potrero Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 518
(54%)
4,823
(52%)
 Female 445
(46%)
4,481
(48%)

Potrero Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 881
(91%)
7,338
(79%)
 Asian 81
(8%)
1,698
(18%)
 Black 1
(0%)
33
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
206
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Potrero Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 902
(94%)
7,520
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(3%)
729
(8%)
 Not Eligible 29
(3%)
1,055
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Potrero Elementary is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potrero Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Potrero Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 878
2006 764
2007 981
2008 1000
2009 1000
2010 974
2011 996
2012 963

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 22.1
2007 19.9
2008 21.1
2009 22.7
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90774487471526
2006 0.95418848167539
2007 0.95310907237513
2008 0.935
2009 0.992
2010 0.98973305954825
2011
2012 0.96988577362409

Compare Potrero Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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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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