Del Cerro Elementary



Del Cerro Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Del Cerro Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 83
2 66
3 88
4 85
5 90
6 93
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Del Cerro Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mission Viejo, CA in the Saddleback Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Del Cerro Elementary is the 2,664th largest public school in California and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 27.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,664th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,655th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,296th out of 6,159

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Del Cerro Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(54%)
7,859
(52%)
 Female 259
(46%)
7,311
(48%)

Del Cerro Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 296
(53%)
7,394
(49%)
 Hispanic 142
(25%)
5,085
(34%)
 Asian 80
(14%)
1,542
(10%)
 Two or More 36
(6%)
902
(6%)
 Black 5
(1%)
187
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Del Cerro Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 403
(72%)
10,798
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(20%)
3,597
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
775
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Del Cerro Elementary is ranked 4,228th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Del Cerro Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.0%) 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.

Del Cerro Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 528
2006 485
2007 478
2008 474
2009 623
2010 599
2011 578
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 21.7
2007 20.8
2008 23.3
2009 24.9
2010 N/A
2011 27.9
2012 27.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14583333333333
2006 0.098969072164948
2007 0.12970711297071
2008 0.11392405063291
2009 0.19582664526485
2010 0.21202003338898
2011 0.45328719723183
2012 0.28035714285714

Compare Del Cerro Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,710.0% 27.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Del Cerro Elementary
Mission Viejo, CA
Public KG - 06 560 27.1:1  
Carden Academy of Basic Education
Mission Viejo, CA
Private KG - 08 195 8:1 1 miles
Pillars Academy
Mission Viejo, CA
Private PK - 05 60 6:1 1 miles
Mission Viejo Montessori
Mission Viejo, CA
Private PK - 03 61 8:1 1 miles
Cordillera Elementary
Mission Viejo, CA
Public KG - 06 662 26.5:1 1 miles
Heritage Christian School
Mission Viejo, CA
Private PK - 12 156 9:1 1 miles
Montevideo Elementary
Mission Viejo, CA
Public KG - 06 548 24:1 1 miles
Mission Viejo Christian School
Mission Viejo, CA
Private KG - 08 198 13:1 2 miles
Appletree Montessori
Mission Viejo, CA
Private PK - TK 64 6:1 2 miles
Arbor Christian School
Lake Forest, CA
Private PK - 06 74 4:1 2 miles
Abiding Savior Lutheran School
Lake Forest, CA
Private PK - 08 376 16:1 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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