Harry S. Truman Elementary



Harry S. Truman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harry S. Truman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 93
2 100
3 90
4 101
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harry S. Truman Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Quinta, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harry S. Truman Elementary is the 2,530th largest public school in California and the 15,368th largest nationally. It has 26.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,368th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,530th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,051st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Harry S. Truman Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 310
(54%)
10,212
(51%)
 Female 261
(46%)
9,826
(49%)

Harry S. Truman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 435
(76%)
14,328
(72%)
 White 103
(18%)
4,319
(22%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
433
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
357
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
522
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
60
(0%)

Harry S. Truman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 360
(63%)
12,061
(60%)
 Not Eligible 140
(25%)
5,814
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(12%)
2,163
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Harry S. Truman Elementary is ranked 1,712th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harry S. Truman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.5%) is 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.

Harry S. Truman Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 750
2006 737
2007 739
2008 744
2009 682
2010 612
2011 611
2012 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.8
2007 16.8
2008 21.3
2009 22.7
2010 N/A
2011 26.6
2012 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50266666666667
2006 0.47625508819539
2007 0.57104194857916
2008 0.52688172043011
2009 0.58064516129032
2010 0.63725490196078
2011 0.99509001636661
2012 0.75481611208406

Compare Harry S. Truman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 75.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 571 26:1  
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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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