La Mesa Elementary



La Mesa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Mesa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 72
2 79
3 55
4 65
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Mesa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Monterey, CA in the Monterey Peninsula Unf School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Mesa Elementary is the 4,175th largest public school in California and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,175th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,328th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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La Mesa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 212
(50%)
3,984
(52%)
 Female 210
(50%)
3,682
(48%)

La Mesa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 236
(56%)
1,688
(22%)
 Asian 67
(16%)
678
(9%)
 Hispanic 67
(16%)
4,169
(54%)
 Black 27
(6%)
455
(6%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
504
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
153
(2%)

La Mesa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 336
(80%)
2,082
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(16%)
4,992
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
592
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Mesa Elementary is ranked 4,927th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Mesa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.4%) 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.

La Mesa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 524
2006 495
2007 442
2008 567
2009 547
2010 456
2011 392
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20.6
2007 17.7
2008 22.7
2009 27.4
2010 N/A
2011 23.1
2012 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20419847328244
2006 0.16161616161616
2007 0.12443438914027
2008 0.12874779541446
2009 0.12979890310786
2010 0.16885964912281
2011
2012 0.20379146919431

Compare La Mesa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 422 21.1:1  
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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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