Ocotillo Elementary



Ocotillo Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ocotillo Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 150
1 135
2 152
3 145
4 146
5 152
6 162
7 5
8 10
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ocotillo Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,057 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ocotillo Elementary is the 145th largest public school in California and the 905th largest nationally. It has 22.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,057
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 905th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 145th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,199th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 101st out of 6,159

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Ocotillo Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 548
(52%)
8,952
(51%)
 Female 509
(48%)
8,449
(49%)

Ocotillo Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 655
(62%)
12,341
(71%)
 White 180
(17%)
1,400
(8%)
 Black 133
(13%)
2,780
(16%)
 Asian 41
(4%)
328
(2%)
 Two or More 38
(4%)
397
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
31
(0%)

Ocotillo Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 644
(61%)
12,298
(71%)
 Not Eligible 298
(28%)
3,123
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(11%)
1,980
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ocotillo Elementary is ranked 247th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ocotillo Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.8%) 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.

Ocotillo Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1130
2006 1117
2007 1070
2008 1118
2009 1125
2010 1143
2011 1079
2012 1057

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.9
2006 25.4
2007 21.4
2008 24.8
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60796460176991
2006 0.65801253357207
2007 0.54205607476636
2008 0.55992844364937
2009 0.632
2010 0.56080489938758
2011 0.28544949026877
2012 0.71807000946074

Compare Ocotillo Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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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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