John R. Peterson Elementary



John R. Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John R. Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 89
2 120
3 107
4 125
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John R. Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Huntington Beach, CA in the Huntington Beach City Elementary School District. It enrolls 628 students in grades 1st through 12th. John R. Peterson Elementary is the 1,985th largest public school in California and the 11,482nd largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 628
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,482nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,985th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,156th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,269th out of 6,159

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John R. Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 321
(51%)
3,677
(52%)
 Female 307
(49%)
3,379
(48%)

John R. Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 375
(60%)
4,404
(62%)
 Hispanic 132
(21%)
1,339
(19%)
 Two or More 57
(9%)
519
(7%)
 Asian 55
(9%)
707
(10%)
 Black 4
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

John R. Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 488
(78%)
5,784
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(19%)
1,002
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
270
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, John R. Peterson Elementary is ranked 4,368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John R. Peterson 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.

John R. Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 672
2006 637
2007 587
2008 661
2009 666
2010 651
2011 642
2012 628

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 21.6
2007 19.2
2008 24.1
2009 24.9
2010 N/A
2011 30.6
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2485119047619
2006 0.22135007849294
2007 0.26064735945486
2008 0.22692889561271
2009 0.22222222222222
2010 0.21044546850998
2011
2012 0.22292993630573

Compare John R. Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 628 26.2:1  
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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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