David Starr Jordan Middle School



David Starr Jordan Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

David Starr Jordan Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 344
7 335
8 345
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

David Starr Jordan Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palo Alto, CA in the Palo Alto Unf School District. It enrolls 1,024 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,024
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.81

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David Starr Jordan Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 537
(52%)
4,422
(52%)
 Female 487
(48%)
4,091
(48%)

David Starr Jordan Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 556
(54%)
3,758
(44%)
 Asian 264
(26%)
2,846
(33%)
 Hispanic 87
(8%)
971
(11%)
 Two or More 54
(5%)
621
(7%)
 Black 39
(4%)
209
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(2%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
36
(0%)

David Starr Jordan Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 940
(92%)
7,777
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(6%)
561
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(2%)
175
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of David Starr Jordan Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

David Starr Jordan Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 814
2006 812
2007 800
2008 939
2009 959
2010 988
2011 1012
2012 1024

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 12.3
2007 9.9
2008 13
2009 15.1
2010 N/A
2011 16.3
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.056511056511057
2006 0.056650246305419
2007 0.11125
2008 0.068157614483493
2009 0.086548488008342
2010 0.088056680161943
2011
2012 0.08203125

Compare David Starr Jordan Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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