Martin Van Buren Elementary



Martin Van Buren Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Van Buren Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 98
2 106
3 76
4 76
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Van Buren Elementary is a public elementary school located in Indio, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Van Buren Elementary is the 2,750th largest public school in California and the 16,761st largest nationally. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,761st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,750th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,308th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,269th out of 6,159

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Martin Van Buren Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(54%)
10,212
(51%)
 Female 254
(46%)
9,826
(49%)

Martin Van Buren Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 542
(98%)
14,328
(72%)
 White 7
(1%)
4,319
(22%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
522
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
433
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
357
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Martin Van Buren Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(85%)
12,061
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
2,163
(11%)
 Not Eligible 35
(6%)
5,814
(29%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Martin Van Buren Elementary is ranked 1,138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Van Buren Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.7%) 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.

Martin Van Buren Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 470
2006 503
2007 474
2008 478
2009 466
2010 490
2011 549
2012 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 16.5
2007 17.9
2008 19.9
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88723404255319
2006 0.87673956262425
2007 0.94514767932489
2008 0.88912133891213
2009 0.87982832618026
2010 0.90816326530612
2011 0.99453551912568
2012 0.93682310469314

Compare Martin Van Buren Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 93.7%
 

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Martin Van Buren Elementary
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Public KG - 05 554 23.1:1  
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Public KG - 05 477 17.7:1 2 miles
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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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