Allan Peterson Elementary



Allan Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Allan Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 135
2 115
3 147
4 126
5 132
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Allan Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Merced, CA in the Merced City Elementary School District. It enrolls 764 students in grades 1st through 12th. Allan Peterson Elementary is the 924th largest public school in California and the 5,155th largest nationally. It has 25.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 764
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,155th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 924th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,774th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 991st out of 6,159

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Allan Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 403
(53%)
5,228
(49%)
 Male 361
(47%)
5,443
(51%)

Allan Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 367
(48%)
6,866
(64%)
 White 237
(31%)
1,716
(16%)
 Asian 99
(13%)
1,148
(11%)
 Two or More 45
(6%)
309
(3%)
 Black 15
(2%)
580
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Allan Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 354
(46%)
2,449
(23%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(42%)
7,375
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(12%)
847
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Allan Peterson Elementary is ranked 1,875th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Allan Peterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.7%) 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.

Allan Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 725
2006 716
2007 739
2008 733
2009 752
2010 754
2011 760
2012 764

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 21.1
2007 20.2
2008 21.6
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 25.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4248275862069
2006 0.48603351955307
2007 0.45872801082544
2008 0.51705320600273
2009 0.50398936170213
2010 0.52917771883289
2011 0.81184210526316
2012 0.53664921465969

Compare Allan Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,550.0% 25.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Allan Peterson Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 764 25.5:1  
St Lukes Anglican School
Merced, CA
Private PK - 04 60 10:1 1 miles
Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 782 25.2:1 1 miles
Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 06 - 08 837 26.3:1 1 miles
Luther Burbank Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 577 23.5:1 1 miles
Merced Christian School
Merced, CA
Private PK - 08 201 15:1 1 miles
St Paul Lutheran
Merced, CA
Private PK - 05 139 16:1 2 miles
Merced Montessori School
Merced, CA
Private PK - KG 65 3:1 2 miles
Ada Givens Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 472 23.6:1 2 miles
Rudolph Rivera Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 06 - 08 874 27.1:1 2 miles
John Muir Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 503 20.1:1 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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