Santa Margarita Elementary



Santa Margarita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 128
2 124
3 105
4 88
5 70
6 73
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Santa Margarita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Oceanside, CA in the Oceanside Unf School District. It enrolls 700 students in grades 1st through 12th. Santa Margarita Elementary is the 1,369th largest public school in California and the 7,674th largest nationally. It has 26.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,674th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,369th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,447th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,735th out of 6,159

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Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 364
(52%)
8,087
(52%)
 Female 336
(48%)
7,580
(48%)

Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 344
(49%)
4,788
(31%)
 Hispanic 246
(35%)
8,299
(53%)
 Black 59
(8%)
880
(6%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
502
(3%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
769
(5%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
89
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
340
(2%)

Santa Margarita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 346
(49%)
6,188
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 218
(31%)
2,280
(15%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(19%)
7,199
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Santa Margarita Elementary is ranked 2,365th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Santa Margarita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.6%) 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.

Santa Margarita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 499
2007 507
2008 627
2009 623
2010 514
2011 756
2012 700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 17.2
2007 16.4
2008 19
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 26.3
2012 26.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40128755364807
2006 0.46092184368737
2007 0.44773175542406
2008 0.44497607655502
2009 0.5024077046549
2010 0.51556420233463
2011 0.20767195767196
2012 0.50571428571429

Compare Santa Margarita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,670.0% 26.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 700 26.7:1  
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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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