Louise Van Meter Elementary



Louise Van Meter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Louise Van Meter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 98
2 107
3 107
4 141
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Louise Van Meter Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Gatos, CA in the Los Gatos Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 655 students in grades 1st through 12th. Louise Van Meter Elementary is the 1,716th largest public school in California and the 9,850th largest nationally. It has 25.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 655
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,850th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,716th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,471st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,735th out of 6,159

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Louise Van Meter Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(51%)
1,662
(52%)
 Female 323
(49%)
1,526
(48%)

Louise Van Meter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 451
(69%)
2,184
(69%)
 Asian 74
(11%)
363
(11%)
 Two or More 66
(10%)
335
(11%)
 Hispanic 52
(8%)
250
(8%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
20
(1%)

Louise Van Meter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 630
(96%)
3,103
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
69
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
16
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Louise Van Meter Elementary is ranked 5,669th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Louise Van Meter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.8%) 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.

Louise Van Meter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 435
2006 426
2007 423
2008 537
2009 554
2010 597
2011 634
2012 655

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 17.8
2007 15.7
2008 20.7
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.022988505747126
2006 N/A
2007 0.035460992907801
2008 0.037243947858473
2009 0.046931407942238
2010 0.051926298157454
2011
2012 0.038167938931298

Compare Louise Van Meter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Louise Van Meter Elementary
Los Gatos, CA
Public KG - 05 655 25:1  
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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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