Esperanza Elementary



Esperanza Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Esperanza Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 145
1 164
2 141
3 151
4 118
5 155
6 154
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Esperanza Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Westside Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,028 students in grades 1st through 12th. Esperanza Elementary is the 171st largest public school in California and the 1,051st largest nationally. It has 27.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,028
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 171st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,993rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 340th out of 6,159

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Esperanza Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 549
(53%)
4,538
(53%)
 Female 479
(47%)
4,103
(47%)

Esperanza Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 395
(38%)
3,345
(39%)
 White 374
(36%)
3,407
(39%)
 Black 134
(13%)
1,022
(12%)
 Asian 76
(7%)
460
(5%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
356
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
31
(0%)

Esperanza Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 661
(64%)
5,211
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(27%)
2,811
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(9%)
619
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Esperanza Elementary is ranked 2,236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Esperanza Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.7%) 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.

Esperanza Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1086
2006 1104
2007 1057
2008 1005
2009 1121
2010 1103
2011 1076
2012 1028

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 29
2006 26.3
2007 24.2
2008 28.2
2009 27.3
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 27.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.22644927536232
2007 0.24503311258278
2008 0.26069651741294
2009 0.31222123104371
2010 0.33816863100635
2011 0.27230483271375
2012 0.35700389105058

Compare Esperanza Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 1,028 27.8:1  
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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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