La Quinta Middle School



La Quinta Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Quinta Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 213
7 175
8 192
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Quinta Middle School is a public elementary school located in La Quinta, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.8

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La Quinta Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 310
(53%)
10,212
(51%)
 Female 270
(47%)
9,826
(49%)

La Quinta Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 465
(80%)
14,328
(72%)
 White 74
(13%)
4,319
(22%)
 Black 15
(3%)
357
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
433
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
522
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

La Quinta Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 398
(69%)
12,061
(60%)
 Not Eligible 95
(16%)
5,814
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(15%)
2,163
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of La Quinta Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) 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.

La Quinta Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 945
2006 862
2007 855
2008 744
2009 777
2010 677
2011 614
2012 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 26.7
2007 23.2
2008 21.6
2009 25.1
2010 N/A
2011 27
2012 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48677248677249
2006 0.4953596287703
2007 0.61754385964912
2008 0.63844086021505
2009 0.66795366795367
2010 0.68094534711965
2011 0.82899022801303
2012 0.83620689655172

Compare La Quinta Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 83.6%
 

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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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