Kit Carson Elementary



Kit Carson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kit Carson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 125
1 126
2 111
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kit Carson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hawthorne, CA in the Lawndale Elementary School District. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kit Carson Elementary is the 4,694th largest public school in California and the 35,472nd largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,694th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,488th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,699th out of 6,159

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Kit Carson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 182
(50%)
2,935
(51%)
 Female 180
(50%)
2,853
(49%)

Kit Carson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 267
(74%)
4,363
(75%)
 Black 61
(17%)
522
(9%)
 Asian 14
(4%)
382
(7%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
152
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
65
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
299
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Kit Carson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 278
(77%)
4,119
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(12%)
738
(13%)
 Not Eligible 42
(12%)
931
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Kit Carson Elementary is ranked 2,645th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kit Carson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) is significantly 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.

Kit Carson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 407
2010 389
2011 368
2012 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 19.4
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.77395577395577
2010 0.8586118251928
2011
2012 0.88397790055249

Compare Kit Carson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 88.4%
 

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Public KG - 02 362 23.4:1  
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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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