Mecca Elementary



Mecca Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mecca Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 113
2 141
3 111
4 108
5 116
6 118
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mecca Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mecca, CA in the Coachella Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 826 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mecca Elementary is the 632nd largest public school in California and the 3,482nd largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 826
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,482nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 632nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 129th out of 6,159

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Mecca Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 451
(55%)
5,638
(52%)
 Female 375
(45%)
5,170
(48%)

Mecca Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 821
(99%)
10,494
(97%)
 Black 3
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
94
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
142
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mecca Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(57%)
3,492
(32%)
 Not Eligible 343
(42%)
7,201
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(1%)
115
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Mecca Elementary is ranked 1,373rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mecca Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) 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.

Mecca Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 710
2007 660
2008 702
2009 752
2010 816
2011 810
2012 826

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 18.7
2007 16.5
2008 18
2009 17.5
2010 N/A
2011 17.9
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97622192866579
2006 1
2007 0.99242424242424
2008 0.91025641025641
2009 0.99601063829787
2010 0.98651960784314
2011 0.94074074074074
2012 0.58474576271186

Compare Mecca Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.5%
 
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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