Shaffer Elementary



Shaffer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaffer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 24
2 25
3 21
4 20
5 21
6 19
7 16
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaffer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Litchfield, CA in the Shaffer Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 189 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaffer Elementary is the 5,531st largest public school in California and the 48,666th largest nationally. It has 23.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 189
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,666th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,531st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,581st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,591st out of 6,159

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Shaffer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 99
(52%)
99
(52%)
 Female 90
(48%)
90
(48%)

Shaffer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 125
(66%)
125
(66%)
 Hispanic 50
(26%)
50
(26%)
 American Indian 9
(5%)
9
(5%)
 Black 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shaffer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 101
(53%)
101
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(38%)
72
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(8%)
16
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Shaffer Elementary is ranked 4,898th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaffer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Shaffer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 347
2006 330
2007 323
2008 290
2009 269
2010 245
2011 229
2012 189

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 20.6
2007 19
2008 19.3
2009 19.2
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47838616714697
2006 0.5
2007 0.51083591331269
2008 0.50344827586207
2009 0.50185873605948
2010 0.5265306122449
2011 0.94323144104803
2012 0.46560846560847

Compare Shaffer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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