Alta Sierra Elementary



Alta Sierra Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Sierra Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 46
2 53
3 58
4 50
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alta Sierra Elementary is a public elementary school located in Grass Valley, CA in the Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alta Sierra Elementary is the 4,924th largest public school in California and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,723rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,924th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 777th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Alta Sierra Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 181
(55%)
753
(53%)
 Female 147
(45%)
671
(47%)

Alta Sierra Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 289
(88%)
1,198
(84%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
74
(5%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
126
(9%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
11
(1%)

Alta Sierra Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 230
(70%)
976
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(22%)
331
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
117
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alta Sierra Elementary is ranked 4,809th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Sierra Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.9%) 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.

Alta Sierra Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 357
2006 338
2007 309
2008 327
2009 291
2010 324
2011 311
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 16.9
2007 16.3
2008 20.4
2009 20.8
2010 N/A
2011 19.4
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11204481792717
2006 0.094674556213018
2007 0.11650485436893
2008 0.14984709480122
2009 0.20618556701031
2010 0.2962962962963
2011 0.41479099678457
2012 0.29878048780488

Compare Alta Sierra Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.9%
 
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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