Katherine Finchy Elementary



Katherine Finchy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Katherine Finchy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 120
2 119
3 96
4 101
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Katherine Finchy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palm Springs, CA in the Palm Springs Unf School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. Katherine Finchy Elementary is the 1,770th largest public school in California and the 10,145th largest nationally. It has 28.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,145th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,770th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,196th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Katherine Finchy Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(51%)
8,304
(51%)
 Female 318
(49%)
7,998
(49%)

Katherine Finchy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 340
(52%)
12,272
(75%)
 White 181
(28%)
2,269
(14%)
 Black 66
(10%)
894
(5%)
 Asian 39
(6%)
504
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
260
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
73
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(0%)

Katherine Finchy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 345
(53%)
11,267
(69%)
 Not Eligible 264
(41%)
3,782
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
1,253
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Katherine Finchy Elementary is ranked 2,069th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Katherine Finchy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Katherine Finchy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 628
2006 650
2007 624
2008 615
2009 628
2010 625
2011 651
2012 650

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 19.7
2007 18.2
2008 19.8
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 29.6
2012 28.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58757961783439
2006 0.48153846153846
2007 0.56089743589744
2008 0.60162601626016
2009 0.71019108280255
2010 0.6928
2011 0.64362519201229
2012 0.59384615384615

Compare Katherine Finchy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 59.4%
 

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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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