George Washington Charter



George Washington Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Washington Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 169
1 143
2 141
3 139
4 123
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George Washington Charter is a public elementary school located in Palm Desert, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 835 students in grades 1st through 12th. George Washington Charter is the 594th largest public school in California and the 3,280th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 835
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,280th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 594th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,914th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 972nd out of 6,159

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George Washington Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 425
(51%)
10,212
(51%)
 Female 410
(49%)
9,826
(49%)

George Washington Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 490
(59%)
4,319
(22%)
 Hispanic 256
(31%)
14,328
(72%)
 Two or More 45
(5%)
433
(2%)
 Asian 42
(5%)
522
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
357
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
60
(0%)

George Washington Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 573
(69%)
5,814
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 213
(26%)
12,061
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
2,163
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, George Washington Charter is ranked 3,184th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.4%) is 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.

George Washington Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 619
2006 646
2007 635
2008 718
2009 741
2010 766
2011 768
2012 835

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 19
2007 17.6
2008 21.3
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 26.7
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25525040387722
2006 0.25851393188854
2007 0.2992125984252
2008 0.27437325905292
2009 0.26045883940621
2010 0.27806788511749
2011
2012 0.31377245508982

Compare George Washington Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
George Washington Charter
Palm Desert, CA
Public KG - 05 835 27.6:1  
Pdcpc Preschool and Kindergarten
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - KG 85 13:1 2 miles
The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - 05 132 9:1 2 miles
Palm Desert Charter Middle School
Palm Desert, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,339 29.6:1 2 miles
Sacred Heart School
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - 08 611 18:1 2 miles
Abraham Lincoln Elementary
Palm Desert, CA
Public KG - 05 737 28.3:1 2 miles
James Earl Carter Elementary
Palm Desert, CA
Public KG - 05 668 25.7:1 3 miles
Jewish Community School of the Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - 06 51 7:1 3 miles
Desert Adventist Academy
Palm Desert, CA
Private KG - 08 87 17:1 3 miles
Rancho Mirage Elementary
Rancho Mirage, CA
Public KG - 05 450 26.5:1 4 miles
Gerald R. Ford Elementary
Indian Wells, CA
Public KG - 05 776 26.6:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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