Alta Vista Elementary



Alta Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 100
2 104
3 102
4 109
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alta Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Gatos, CA in the Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 622 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alta Vista Elementary is the 2,038th largest public school in California and the 11,857th largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 622
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,857th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,038th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,329th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,462nd out of 6,159

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Alta Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 325
(52%)
2,726
(51%)
 Female 297
(48%)
2,568
(49%)

Alta Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(64%)
2,864
(54%)
 Asian 117
(19%)
929
(18%)
 Hispanic 53
(9%)
960
(18%)
 Two or More 49
(8%)
420
(8%)
 Black 3
(0%)
73
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
32
(1%)

Alta Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 591
(95%)
4,616
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
546
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
132
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alta Vista Elementary is ranked 5,585th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.0%) is significantly 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.

Alta Vista Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 467
2006 460
2007 494
2008 496
2009 535
2010 544
2011 589
2012 622

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 20
2007 18.3
2008 19.8
2009 21.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11134903640257
2006 0.028260869565217
2007 0.02834008097166
2008 0.042338709677419
2009 0.052336448598131
2010 0.075367647058824
2011 0.15619694397284
2012 0.04983922829582

Compare Alta Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Alta Vista Elementary
Los Gatos, CA
Public KG - 05 622 26.5:1  
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Private PK - 08 624 21:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 322 7:1 2 miles
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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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