Gifford C. Cole Middle School



Gifford C. Cole Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 129
7 359
8 391
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gifford C. Cole Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Eastside Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 879 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 879
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37

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Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 460
(52%)
1,729
(51%)
 Female 419
(48%)
1,657
(49%)

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 513
(58%)
2,063
(61%)
 Black 248
(28%)
825
(24%)
 White 89
(10%)
349
(10%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
67
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
64
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 657
(75%)
2,522
(74%)
 Not Eligible 165
(19%)
652
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(6%)
212
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gifford C. Cole Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) 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.

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 995
2006 930
2007 916
2008 886
2009 842
2010 889
2011 918
2012 879

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 22.5
2007 22.9
2008 23.3
2009 21.6
2010 N/A
2011 23.5
2012 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75678391959799
2006 0.80860215053763
2007 0.86899563318777
2008 0.93002257336343
2009 0.79572446555819
2010 0.84026996625422
2011 0.80065359477124
2012 0.8122866894198

Compare Gifford C. Cole Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 879 23.8:1  
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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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