Alpha Elementary



Alpha Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alpha Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 130
2 100
3 103
4 97
5 91
6 75
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alpha Elementary is a public elementary school located in Madera, CA in the Madera Unf School District. It enrolls 714 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alpha Elementary is the 1,255th largest public school in California and the 7,036th largest nationally. It has 28.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,036th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,255th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,926th out of 6,159

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Alpha Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 383
(54%)
6,224
(51%)
 Female 331
(46%)
6,020
(49%)

Alpha Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 650
(91%)
10,804
(88%)
 White 35
(5%)
910
(7%)
 Black 16
(2%)
238
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
148
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
67
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
69
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Alpha Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 566
(79%)
9,466
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(13%)
1,248
(10%)
 Not Eligible 55
(8%)
1,530
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alpha Elementary is ranked 496th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alpha Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Alpha Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 990
2006 774
2007 737
2008 684
2009 702
2010 707
2011 711
2012 714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.1
2007 20.2
2008 21.1
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85555555555556
2006 0.87209302325581
2007 0.91044776119403
2008 0.89912280701754
2009 0.93162393162393
2010 0.88967468175389
2011
2012 0.92296918767507

Compare Alpha Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 92.3%
 

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