Ella P. Melbourne Elementary



Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 75
2 76
3 73
4 86
5 59
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ella P. Melbourne Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CA in the Abc Unf School District. It enrolls 548 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ella P. Melbourne Elementary is the 2,808th largest public school in California and the 17,248th largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,248th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,808th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,328th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,769th out of 6,159

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Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 292
(53%)
5,295
(50%)
 Male 256
(47%)
5,366
(50%)

Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 506
(92%)
4,946
(46%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
3,520
(33%)
 Black 14
(3%)
940
(9%)
 White 13
(2%)
787
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
365
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(87%)
4,639
(44%)
 Not Eligible 37
(7%)
5,007
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
1,015
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ella P. Melbourne Elementary is ranked 1,191st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ella P. Melbourne Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) 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.

Ella P. Melbourne Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 613
2007 573
2008 589
2009 606
2010 589
2011 562
2012 548

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 22.5
2007 19.1
2008 21
2009 19.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.9
2012 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9237012987013
2006 0.91353996737357
2007 0.92844677137871
2008 0.92020373514431
2009 0.8976897689769
2010 0.94057724957555
2011
2012 0.93248175182482

Compare Ella P. Melbourne Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 93.2%
 

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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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