Joseph Sims Elementary



Joseph Sims Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph Sims Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 144
1 146
2 142
3 180
4 145
5 191
6 169
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph Sims Elementary is a public elementary school located in Elk Grove, CA in the Elk Grove Unf School District. It enrolls 1,117 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph Sims Elementary is the 93rd largest public school in California and the 648th largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,117
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 648th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 93rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,381st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 164th out of 6,159

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Joseph Sims Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 579
(52%)
17,451
(52%)
 Female 538
(48%)
15,807
(48%)

Joseph Sims Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(27%)
7,597
(23%)
 Asian 307
(27%)
8,686
(26%)
 Hispanic 244
(22%)
9,007
(27%)
 Black 127
(11%)
4,610
(14%)
 Two or More 111
(10%)
2,600
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
567
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
191
(1%)

Joseph Sims Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 782
(70%)
14,160
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 253
(23%)
16,289
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(7%)
2,809
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Joseph Sims Elementary is ranked 2,516th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph Sims Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.0%) 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.

Joseph Sims Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1190
2006 1052
2007 966
2008 1196
2009 1220
2010 1198
2011 1175
2012 1117

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 18.6
2007 15.8
2008 21
2009 21.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.5
2012 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13445378151261
2006 0.17490494296578
2007 0.25258799171843
2008 0.24749163879599
2009 0.27131147540984
2010 0.25041736227045
2011 0.23914893617021
2012 0.29991047448523

Compare Joseph Sims Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.0%
 
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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