Chapman Elementary



Chapman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chapman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 74
2 67
3 60
4 73
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chapman Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gardena, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chapman Elementary is the 4,332nd largest public school in California and the 30,909th largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,909th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,332nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,430th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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Chapman Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 226
(56%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 181
(44%)
227,963
(49%)

Chapman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 271
(67%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 64
(16%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 51
(13%)
27,887
(6%)
 White 13
(3%)
45,323
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
1,764
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,939
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)

Chapman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(65%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 98
(24%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(11%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Chapman Elementary is ranked 2,751st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chapman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is 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.

Chapman Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 391
2007 396
2008 416
2009 411
2010 363
2011 420
2012 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 16.6
2007 15.5
2008 18.5
2009 19.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.1
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72727272727273
2006 0.74424552429668
2007 0.69191919191919
2008 0.67067307692308
2009 0.64476885644769
2010 0.66942148760331
2011
2012 0.75921375921376

Compare Chapman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 407 21.4:1  
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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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