Paradise Canyon Elementary



Paradise Canyon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paradise Canyon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 87
2 83
3 110
4 96
5 123
6 124
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paradise Canyon Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Canada, CA in the La Canada Unf School District. It enrolls 703 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paradise Canyon Elementary is the 1,344th largest public school in California and the 7,542nd largest nationally. It has 24.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,542nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,344th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,963rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,140th out of 6,159

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Paradise Canyon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 361
(51%)
1,016
(52%)
 Female 342
(49%)
945
(48%)

Paradise Canyon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 389
(55%)
1,068
(54%)
 Asian 201
(29%)
519
(26%)
 Hispanic 68
(10%)
209
(11%)
 Two or More 42
(6%)
150
(8%)
 Black 2
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Paradise Canyon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 696
(99%)
1,929
(98%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
20
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Paradise Canyon Elementary is ranked 5,955th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paradise Canyon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.0%) 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.

Paradise Canyon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 607
2006 598
2007 536
2008 640
2009 626
2010 652
2011 714
2012 703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.4
2007 16.2
2008 22.9
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 24
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0065897858319605
2006 0.0066889632107023
2007 0.001865671641791
2008 0.0015625
2009 0.0031948881789137
2010 0.013803680981595
2011
2012 0.0099573257467994

Compare Paradise Canyon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Paradise Canyon Elementary
La Canada, CA
Public KG - 06 703 24.2:1  
St Bede the Venerable Elementary
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private KG - 08 262 20:1 1 miles
La Canada Preparatory School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private PK - 08 404 9:1 1 miles
Learning Castle
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private KG - 08 370 13:1 1 miles
Opportunities for Lrn - Baldwin Park
La Canada, CA
Public KG - 12 1,962 15:1 1 miles
Foothill Progressive Montessori School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private KG - 08 70 8:1 1 miles
La Canada Elementary
La Canada, CA
Public KG - 06 633 24.3:1 2 miles
Crestview Preparatory School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private KG - 06 234 10:1 2 miles
Flintridge Montessori School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private PK - TK 78 9:1 2 miles
Five Acres School
Altadena, CA
Private KG - 10 69 9:1 2 miles
Franklin Elementary
Altadena, CA
Public KG - 05 340 24.6:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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