Wesley Gaines



Wesley Gaines Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wesley Gaines Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 120
2 107
3 118
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wesley Gaines is a public elementary school located in Paramount, CA in the Paramount Unf School District. It enrolls 463 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wesley Gaines is the 3,751st largest public school in California and the 25,165th largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 463
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,751st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,745th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,699th out of 6,159

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Wesley Gaines Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 240
(52%)
5,247
(49%)
 Male 223
(48%)
5,356
(51%)

Wesley Gaines Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 420
(91%)
9,283
(88%)
 Black 33
(7%)
890
(8%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
139
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
136
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
81
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
71
(1%)

Wesley Gaines Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 376
(81%)
8,093
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(19%)
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, Wesley Gaines is ranked 4,912th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wesley Gaines students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.8%) 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.

Wesley Gaines Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 410
2006 406
2007 392
2008 411
2009 423
2010 437
2011 449
2012 463

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17.7
2007 15.1
2008 18.7
2009 20.1
2010 N/A
2011 28.1
2012 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88536585365854
2006 0.7807881773399
2007 0.94132653061224
2008 0.91484184914842
2009 0.92671394799054
2010 0.96567505720824
2011
2012 0.18790496760259

Compare Wesley Gaines to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 03 463 29.9:1  
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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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