Ortega Elementary



Ortega Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ortega Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 98
1 89
2 74
3 77
4 79
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ortega Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pacifica, CA in the Pacifica School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ortega Elementary is the 3,271st largest public school in California and the 20,966th largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,271st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,488th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,021st out of 6,159

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Ortega Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(52%)
1,690
(52%)
 Female 242
(48%)
1,542
(48%)

Ortega Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 292
(58%)
1,393
(43%)
 Hispanic 120
(24%)
822
(25%)
 Two or More 57
(11%)
439
(14%)
 Asian 28
(6%)
476
(15%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
16
(0%)
 Black 3
(1%)
51
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(1%)

Ortega Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 424
(84%)
2,536
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(12%)
491
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
205
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ortega Elementary is ranked 4,968th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ortega Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.2%) 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.

Ortega Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 383
2007 367
2008 448
2009 485
2010 471
2011 454
2012 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.8
2007 13.6
2008 21.3
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16915422885572
2006 0.14882506527415
2007 0.16893732970027
2008 0.13616071428571
2009 0.16082474226804
2010 0.16985138004246
2011
2012 0.16205533596838

Compare Ortega 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
This School 16.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ortega Elementary
Pacifica, CA
Public KG - 05 506 23.4:1  
Montessori School of Linda Mar
Pacifica, CA
Private PK - KG 60 3:1 1 miles
Alma Heights Christian Schools
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Portola Elementary
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Public KG - 05 304 32:1 3 miles
Highlands Christian Schools
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Private PK - 08 645 17:1 3 miles
Farallone View Elementary
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Public KG - 05 378 26.1:1 4 miles
Rollingwood Elementary
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Public KG - 05 216 27:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 369 27.3:1 4 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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