Tumbleweed Elementary



Tumbleweed Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 193
1 164
2 173
3 157
4 149
5 169
6 167
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tumbleweed Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,172 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tumbleweed Elementary is the 66th largest public school in California and the 489th largest nationally. It has 29.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,172
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 66th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,572nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 211th out of 6,159

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Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 587
(50%)
8,449
(49%)
 Male 585
(50%)
8,952
(51%)

Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 887
(76%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 183
(16%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 63
(5%)
1,400
(8%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
397
(2%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
328
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Tumbleweed Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 994
(85%)
12,298
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 98
(8%)
1,980
(11%)
 Not Eligible 80
(7%)
3,123
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Tumbleweed Elementary is ranked 20th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tumbleweed Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) 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.

Tumbleweed Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1167
2006 1072
2007 982
2008 1004
2009 1069
2010 1205
2011 1142
2012 1172

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.9
2006 23.8
2007 22.3
2008 25.1
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.2
2012 29.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85518423307626
2006 0.85727611940299
2007 0.63951120162933
2008 0.61354581673307
2009 0.91487371375117
2010 0.84730290456432
2011 0.24956217162872
2012 0.93174061433447

Compare Tumbleweed Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,930.0% 29.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 93.2%
 

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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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