Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary



Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 59
2 68
3 59
4 73
5 56
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 426 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary is the 4,132nd largest public school in California and the 28,925th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 426
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,925th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,132nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,395th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(54%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 195
(46%)
227,963
(49%)

Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 408
(96%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 6
(1%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
27,887
(6%)
 White 4
(1%)
45,323
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,939
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,764
(0%)

Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(53%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 195
(46%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary is ranked 3,477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) 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.

Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 501
2006 441
2007 424
2008 435
2009 498
2010 482
2011 427
2012 426

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.6
2007 14.9
2008 16.7
2009 19.9
2010 N/A
2011 21.4
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94411177644711
2006 0.57142857142857
2007 0.50943396226415
2008 0.95632183908046
2009 0.91967871485944
2010 0.45228215767635
2011 0.023419203747073
2012 0.54225352112676

Compare Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.2%
 
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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