Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School



Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 151
7 227
8 267
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 645 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 323
(50%)
227,963
(49%)
 Male 322
(50%)
239,075
(51%)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 357
(55%)
345,197
(74%)
 White 122
(19%)
45,323
(10%)
 Black 115
(18%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 43
(7%)
27,887
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
1,939
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
1,764
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 322
(50%)
189,940
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(43%)
256,262
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.1%) 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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1523
2006 1413
2007 1176
2008 1046
2009 983
2010 869
2011 819
2012 645

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.5
2006 24
2007 19.3
2008 21.5
2009 24.7
2010 N/A
2011 25.6
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74589625738674
2006 0.78414720452937
2007 0.70833333333333
2008 0.57456978967495
2009 0.54933875890132
2010 0.57192174913694
2011 0.042735042735043
2012 0.50077519379845

Compare Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.1%
 
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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