Christopher Dena Elementary



Christopher Dena Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 45
2 37
3 77
4 79
5 79
6 76
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christopher Dena Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 445 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christopher Dena Elementary is the 3,935th largest public school in California and the 26,954th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,954th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,935th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,156th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(51%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 218
(49%)
227,963
(49%)

Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 439
(99%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 4
(1%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
27,887
(6%)
 White 1
(0%)
45,323
(10%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,764
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,939
(0%)

Christopher Dena Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(53%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 207
(47%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Christopher Dena Elementary is ranked 3,412th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christopher Dena Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.5%) 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.

Christopher Dena Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 739
2006 627
2007 590
2008 652
2009 566
2010 518
2011 482
2012 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19
2007 18.7
2008 20.4
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 24.1
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92286874154263
2006 0.96012759170654
2007 0.4728813559322
2008 0.95858895705521
2009 0.9416961130742
2010 0.46525096525097
2011 0.72821576763485
2012 0.53483146067416

Compare Christopher Dena Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.5%
 
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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