La Mesa Dale Elementary



La Mesa Dale Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Mesa Dale Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 84
2 76
3 76
4 62
5 65
6 78
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Mesa Dale Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Mesa, CA in the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. It enrolls 512 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Mesa Dale Elementary is the 3,203rd largest public school in California and the 20,439th largest nationally. It has 29.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,203rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,713th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,258th out of 6,159

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La Mesa Dale Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 268
(52%)
4,530
(48%)
 Male 244
(48%)
4,995
(52%)

La Mesa Dale Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 220
(43%)
4,538
(48%)
 Black 108
(21%)
925
(10%)
 White 95
(19%)
2,897
(30%)
 Two or More 46
(9%)
622
(7%)
 Asian 32
(6%)
448
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(2%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
23
(0%)

La Mesa Dale Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 259
(51%)
4,048
(42%)
 Not Eligible 184
(36%)
4,580
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(13%)
897
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Mesa Dale Elementary is ranked 2,574th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Mesa Dale Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is slightly 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.

La Mesa Dale Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 437
2006 399
2007 357
2008 463
2009 411
2010 394
2011 516
2012 512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.6
2007 12.8
2008 14.6
2009 19.7
2010 N/A
2011 30.4
2012 29.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72311212814645
2006 0.60651629072682
2007 0.76470588235294
2008 0.5939524838013
2009 0.69099756690998
2010 0.68781725888325
2011 0.99418604651163
2012 0.640625

Compare La Mesa Dale Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,980.0% 29.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 64.1%
 

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La Mesa Dale Elementary
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Public KG - 06 512 29.8:1  
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Trinity Christian School
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Private PK - 08 149 9:1 2 miles
Warren-Walker School-La Mesa
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Private PK - 05 268 23:1 2 miles
Vista La Mesa Academy
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Public PK - 08 685 24.5:1 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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