Betty Plasencia Elementary



Betty Plasencia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Betty Plasencia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 131
1 133
2 135
3 122
4 130
5 146
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Betty Plasencia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 797 students in grades 1st through 12th. Betty Plasencia Elementary is the 751st largest public school in California and the 4,164th largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 797
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 751st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,488th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 550th out of 6,159

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Betty Plasencia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 408
(51%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 389
(49%)
227,963
(49%)

Betty Plasencia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 693
(87%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 42
(5%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
27,887
(6%)
 White 24
(3%)
45,323
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1,764
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,939
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)

Betty Plasencia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 435
(55%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 353
(44%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Betty Plasencia Elementary is ranked 1,620th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Betty Plasencia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) 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.

Betty Plasencia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1199
2006 1089
2007 1025
2008 924
2009 954
2010 975
2011 790
2012 797

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 20.2
2007 17.4
2008 18.5
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 23.2
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88240200166806
2006 0.85491276400367
2007 0.75317073170732
2008 0.88636363636364
2009 0.91509433962264
2010 0.53846153846154
2011 0.14050632911392
2012 0.55708908406524

Compare Betty Plasencia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.7%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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