Harry Wirtz Elementary



Harry Wirtz Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harry Wirtz Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 122
2 112
3 116
4 112
5 116
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harry Wirtz Elementary is a public elementary school located in Paramount, CA in the Paramount Unf School District. It enrolls 683 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harry Wirtz Elementary is the 1,502nd largest public school in California and the 8,443rd largest nationally. It has 24.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 683
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,443rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,502nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,346th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,472nd out of 6,159

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Harry Wirtz Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 346
(51%)
5,247
(49%)
 Male 337
(49%)
5,356
(51%)

Harry Wirtz Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 614
(90%)
9,283
(88%)
 Black 44
(6%)
890
(8%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
139
(1%)
 White 8
(1%)
136
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
71
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Harry Wirtz Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 527
(77%)
8,093
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(23%)
2,510
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Harry Wirtz Elementary is ranked 4,237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harry Wirtz Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) 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.

Harry Wirtz Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 955
2006 892
2007 888
2008 845
2009 753
2010 730
2011 694
2012 683

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 21.2
2007 18.9
2008 22.2
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 24.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88795811518325
2006 0.8957399103139
2007 0.93243243243243
2008 0.88284023668639
2009 0.96812749003984
2010 0.97945205479452
2011
2012 0.22840409956076

Compare Harry Wirtz Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,480.0% 24.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 683 24.8:1  
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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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