James K. Polk Elementary



James K. Polk Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James K. Polk Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 128
1 129
2 137
3 108
4 130
5 100
6 106
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James K. Polk Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fresno, CA in the Central Unf School District. It enrolls 838 students in grades 1st through 12th. James K. Polk Elementary is the 587th largest public school in California and the 3,218th largest nationally. It has 29.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 838
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,218th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 587th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,572nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,250th out of 6,159

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James K. Polk Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 440
(53%)
4,502
(52%)
 Female 398
(47%)
4,216
(48%)

James K. Polk Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 456
(54%)
4,917
(56%)
 Asian 170
(20%)
1,164
(13%)
 White 108
(13%)
1,563
(18%)
 Black 80
(10%)
812
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
183
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
61
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
18
(0%)

James K. Polk Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 479
(57%)
5,201
(60%)
 Not Eligible 241
(29%)
2,757
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 118
(14%)
760
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, James K. Polk Elementary is ranked 766th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James K. Polk Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.2%) is slightly 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.

James K. Polk Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 494
2006 617
2007 596
2008 647
2009 700
2010 721
2011 767
2012 838

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.7
2007 17.5
2008 20.2
2009 22.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 29.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67611336032389
2006 0.61912479740681
2007 0.65771812080537
2008 0.62132921174652
2009 0.69142857142857
2010 0.66019417475728
2011
2012 0.71241050119332

Compare James K. Polk Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,930.0% 29.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 71.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 838 29.3:1  
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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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