Yucca Elementary



Yucca Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Yucca Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 126
1 138
2 132
3 121
4 125
5 127
6 117
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Yucca Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 886 students in grades 1st through 12th. Yucca Elementary is the 430th largest public school in California and the 2,389th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 886
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,389th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 430th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,914th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 748th out of 6,159

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Yucca Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 446
(50%)
8,449
(49%)
 Male 440
(50%)
8,952
(51%)

Yucca Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 634
(72%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 183
(21%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 33
(4%)
1,400
(8%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
397
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
328
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Yucca Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 814
(92%)
12,298
(71%)
 Not Eligible 38
(4%)
3,123
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
1,980
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Yucca Elementary is ranked 124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Yucca Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.7%) 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.

Yucca Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 851
2006 753
2007 725
2008 748
2009 692
2010 950
2011 931
2012 886

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 26
2007 20.1
2008 22
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 27.4
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94124559341951
2006 0.92297476759628
2007 0.6648275862069
2008 0.93048128342246
2009 0.95953757225434
2010 0.92631578947368
2011 0.026852846401719
2012 0.95711060948081

Compare Yucca Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 95.7%
 

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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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