Deer Creek Elementary



Deer Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Deer Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 88
2 79
3 91
4 110
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Deer Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nevada City, CA in the Nevada City Elementary School District. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Deer Creek Elementary is the 3,886th largest public school in California and the 26,556th largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,886th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,329th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,428th out of 6,159

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Deer Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 236
(53%)
465
(52%)
 Male 213
(47%)
427
(48%)

Deer Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 378
(84%)
765
(86%)
 Hispanic 38
(8%)
57
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
37
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Deer Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 326
(73%)
661
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 106
(24%)
191
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
40
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Deer Creek Elementary is ranked 4,533rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Deer Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.4%) 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.

Deer Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 428
2006 403
2007 383
2008 398
2009 342
2010 324
2011 458
2012 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 20.3
2007 18.2
2008 22.1
2009 19.1
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16355140186916
2006 0.19602977667494
2007 0.22454308093995
2008 0.24120603015075
2009 0.26315789473684
2010 0.32407407407407
2011 0.28165938864629
2012 0.2739420935412

Compare Deer Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
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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