Golden Poppy Elementary



Golden Poppy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden Poppy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 111
2 123
3 100
4 117
5 121
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Golden Poppy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 783 students in grades 1st through 12th. Golden Poppy Elementary is the 812th largest public school in California and the 4,548th largest nationally. It has 29.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 783
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,548th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 812th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,480th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,531st out of 6,159

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Golden Poppy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 411
(52%)
8,952
(51%)
 Female 372
(48%)
8,449
(49%)

Golden Poppy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 515
(66%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 185
(24%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 40
(5%)
1,400
(8%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
397
(2%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
328
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Golden Poppy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 493
(63%)
12,298
(71%)
 Not Eligible 166
(21%)
3,123
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(16%)
1,980
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Golden Poppy Elementary is ranked 681st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden Poppy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) is 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.

Golden Poppy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 662
2006 824
2007 664
2008 801
2009 852
2010 825
2011 762
2012 783

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.5
2006 25.8
2007 19
2008 25
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.2
2012 29

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7416918429003
2006 0.78519417475728
2007 0.68674698795181
2008 0.68664169787765
2009 0.72887323943662
2010 0.67757575757576
2011
2012 0.78799489144317

Compare Golden Poppy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,900.0% 29.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 78.8%
 

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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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