Don Stowell Elementary



Don Stowell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Don Stowell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 106
2 76
3 64
4 94
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Don Stowell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Merced, CA in the Merced City Elementary School District. It enrolls 492 students in grades 1st through 12th. Don Stowell Elementary is the 3,448th largest public school in California and the 22,281st largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,281st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,448th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,488th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Don Stowell Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 248
(50%)
5,443
(51%)
 Female 244
(50%)
5,228
(49%)

Don Stowell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 418
(85%)
6,866
(64%)
 Black 32
(7%)
580
(5%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
1,148
(11%)
 White 18
(4%)
1,716
(16%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
309
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Don Stowell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 468
(95%)
7,375
(69%)
 Not Eligible 13
(3%)
2,449
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
847
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Don Stowell Elementary is ranked 1,397th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Don Stowell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.4%) 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.

Don Stowell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 420
2006 438
2007 446
2008 464
2009 519
2010 522
2011 563
2012 492

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 18.2
2007 18.6
2008 18.6
2009 22.6
2010 N/A
2011 24.5
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96190476190476
2006 0.97716894977169
2007 0.89686098654709
2008 0.94396551724138
2009 0.99229287090559
2010 0.98084291187739
2011 0.40497335701599
2012 0.97357723577236

Compare Don Stowell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.4%
 

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Public KG - 05 492 23.4:1  
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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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