Cowan Avenue Elementary



Cowan Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cowan Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 22
1 27
2 49
3 64
4 66
5 65
6 13
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cowan Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 306 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cowan Avenue Elementary is the 5,048th largest public school in California and the 40,688th largest nationally. It has 25.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,688th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,048th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,774th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,187th out of 6,159

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Cowan Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 181
(59%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 125
(41%)
227,963
(49%)

Cowan Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 243
(79%)
43,431
(9%)
 White 31
(10%)
45,323
(10%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
345,197
(74%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
27,887
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
1,764
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
1,939
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)

Cowan Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(60%)
189,940
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(32%)
256,262
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Cowan Avenue Elementary is ranked 4,558th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cowan Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.5%) is 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.

Cowan Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 454
2006 454
2007 457
2008 451
2009 336
2010 360
2011 331
2012 306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 18.9
2007 17.6
2008 18.8
2009 17.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.6
2012 25.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22907488986784
2006 0.25330396475771
2007 0.23851203501094
2008 0.24390243902439
2009 0.30654761904762
2010 0.3
2011 0.36555891238671
2012 0.39542483660131

Compare Cowan Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,550.0% 25.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.5%
 
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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