Sparks Elementary



Sparks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sparks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 75
2 71
3 60
4 64
5 67
6 74
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sparks Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Puente, CA in the Hacienda La Puente Unf School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sparks Elementary is the 3,434th largest public school in California and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,434th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,550th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Sparks Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(50%)
6,381
(50%)
 Female 245
(50%)
6,269
(50%)

Sparks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 473
(96%)
10,181
(80%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
1,674
(13%)
 White 3
(1%)
498
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
121
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
43
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
120
(1%)

Sparks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 411
(83%)
8,303
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(11%)
1,245
(10%)
 Not Eligible 29
(6%)
3,102
(25%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sparks Elementary is ranked 1,493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sparks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) 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.

Sparks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 398
2006 449
2007 437
2008 463
2009 466
2010 456
2011 448
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 20.4
2007 19
2008 19.3
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81909547738693
2006 0.89977728285078
2007 0.82608695652174
2008 0.90280777537797
2009 0.94635193133047
2010 0.95833333333333
2011 0.59821428571429
2012 0.94117647058824

Compare Sparks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sparks Elementary
La Puente, CA
Public KG - 06 493 23.5:1  
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Public KG - 08 658 21.9:1 1 miles
Temple Academy
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Sunset Christian School
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St Joseph Elementary School
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Del Valle Elementary
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New Montessori School
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Private PK - 03 83 9:1 1 miles
Nelson Elementary
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Public KG - 06 424 22.3:1 1 miles
Fairgrove Academy
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Public KG - 08 932 23.9:1 1 miles
California Elementary
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Sunset Elementary
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Public KG - 06 270 24.1:1 1 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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