Kensington Elementary



Kensington Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kensington Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 78
2 86
3 107
4 75
5 78
6 62
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kensington Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kensington, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kensington Elementary is the 2,651st largest public school in California and the 16,186th largest nationally. It has 28.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,651st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Kensington Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(52%)
9,888
(51%)
 Female 272
(48%)
9,418
(49%)

Kensington Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(68%)
2,286
(12%)
 Asian 82
(15%)
2,983
(15%)
 Hispanic 44
(8%)
9,872
(51%)
 Black 39
(7%)
3,766
(20%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Kensington Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 521
(93%)
5,618
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
12,443
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Kensington Elementary is ranked 5,467th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kensington Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.1%) 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.

Kensington Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 457
2007 481
2008 554
2009 558
2010 588
2011 559
2012 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 18.6
2007 17.8
2008 20.8
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.4
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.08803611738149
2006 0.080962800875274
2007 0.064449064449064
2008 0.057761732851986
2009 0.068100358422939
2010 0.062925170068027
2011
2012 0.071301247771836

Compare Kensington Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Kensington Elementary
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Public KG - 06 561 28:1  
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Public KG - 05 514 21.1:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 343 18.1:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 416 20.3:1 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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