Joshua Elementary



Joshua Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joshua Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 118
2 109
3 125
4 94
5 109
6 2
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joshua Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Lancaster Elementary School District. It enrolls 671 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joshua Elementary is the 1,586th largest public school in California and the 9,005th largest nationally. It has 28.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 671
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,586th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,128th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,411th out of 6,159

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Joshua Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 341
(51%)
7,573
(51%)
 Female 330
(49%)
7,140
(49%)

Joshua Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 311
(46%)
7,186
(49%)
 Black 265
(39%)
4,302
(29%)
 White 71
(11%)
2,302
(16%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
430
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
409
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

Joshua Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(82%)
10,960
(74%)
 Not Eligible 69
(10%)
2,674
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(8%)
1,079
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Joshua Elementary is ranked 741st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joshua Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.7%) 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.

Joshua Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1017
2006 1021
2007 917
2008 823
2009 N/A
2010 739
2011 692
2012 671

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 20.8
2007 18
2008 22.2
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 27.1
2012 28.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70403146509341
2006 0.72477962781587
2007 0.67829880043621
2008 0.75091130012151
2009
2010 0.78213802435724
2011 0.20809248554913
2012 0.89716840536513

Compare Joshua Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,810.0% 28.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 89.7%
 

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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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