Freshwater Elementary



Freshwater Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Freshwater Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 39
2 43
3 34
4 40
5 33
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Freshwater Elementary is a public elementary school located in Eureka, CA in the Freshwater Elementary School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Freshwater Elementary is the 5,189th largest public school in California and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,054th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,189th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,863rd out of 6,159

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Freshwater Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 149
(54%)
149
(54%)
 Female 129
(46%)
129
(46%)

Freshwater Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(80%)
223
(80%)
 Hispanic 25
(9%)
25
(9%)
 Two or More 18
(6%)
18
(6%)
 American Indian 10
(4%)
10
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Freshwater Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 216
(78%)
216
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(16%)
44
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
18
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Freshwater Elementary is ranked 5,193rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Freshwater Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) 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.

Freshwater Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 258
2006 263
2007 268
2008 277
2009 269
2010 280
2011 272
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18
2007 14.9
2008 18.2
2009 18.2
2010 N/A
2011 17.8
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32170542635659
2006 0.26615969581749
2007 0.28731343283582
2008 0.28158844765343
2009 0.27509293680297
2010 0.24285714285714
2011
2012 0.22302158273381

Compare Freshwater Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
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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