Avocado Elementary



Avocado Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Avocado Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 99
2 84
3 90
4 101
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Avocado Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Mesa, CA in the Cajon Valley Union School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Avocado Elementary is the 2,626th largest public school in California and the 16,010th largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,010th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,626th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,150th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Avocado Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 289
(51%)
8,449
(52%)
 Female 274
(49%)
7,764
(48%)

Avocado Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 188
(33%)
5,895
(36%)
 White 181
(32%)
7,531
(46%)
 Two or More 133
(24%)
1,014
(6%)
 Black 32
(6%)
1,171
(7%)
 Asian 24
(4%)
462
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
66
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
74
(0%)

Avocado Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 289
(51%)
5,113
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(39%)
9,955
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
1,145
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Avocado Elementary is ranked 3,092nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Avocado Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly 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.

Avocado Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 420
2007 423
2008 520
2009 514
2010 528
2011 518
2012 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 18.2
2007 14.6
2008 21.7
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 22.4
2012 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28870292887029
2006 0.36190476190476
2007 0.38297872340426
2008 0.33461538461538
2009 0.35992217898833
2010 0.39015151515152
2011 0.61776061776062
2012 0.4866785079929

Compare Avocado Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Avocado Elementary
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Public KG - 05 563 24.5:1  
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Public KG - 06 367 25.8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 585 25.1:1 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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