Manzanita Elementary



Manzanita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Manzanita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 107
2 95
3 93
4 112
5 113
6 134
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Manzanita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 755 students in grades 1st through 12th. Manzanita Elementary is the 974th largest public school in California and the 5,484th largest nationally. It has 26.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 755
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,484th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 974th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,559th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,315th out of 6,159

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Manzanita Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 391
(52%)
8,952
(51%)
 Female 364
(48%)
8,449
(49%)

Manzanita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 576
(76%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 118
(16%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 29
(4%)
1,400
(8%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
397
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
328
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
31
(0%)

Manzanita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 644
(85%)
12,298
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(9%)
1,980
(11%)
 Not Eligible 44
(6%)
3,123
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Manzanita Elementary is ranked 347th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Manzanita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) is significantly 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.

Manzanita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 704
2007 630
2008 590
2009 583
2010 780
2011 768
2012 755

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 20.7
2007 20.3
2008 24.6
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84563758389262
2006 0.84090909090909
2007 0.59365079365079
2008 0.63389830508475
2009 0.97941680960549
2010 0.81666666666667
2011 0.078125
2012 0.94172185430464

Compare Manzanita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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