Norma Coombs Alternative



Norma Coombs Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Norma Coombs Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 82
2 77
3 56
4 62
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Norma Coombs Alternative is a public elementary school located in Pasadena, CA in the Pasadena Unf School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Norma Coombs Alternative is the 4,258th largest public school in California and the 30,199th largest nationally. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,258th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,578th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,696th out of 6,159

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Norma Coombs Alternative Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(52%)
8,104
(52%)
 Female 198
(48%)
7,591
(48%)

Norma Coombs Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 163
(39%)
9,201
(59%)
 Black 125
(30%)
2,316
(15%)
 White 81
(20%)
2,588
(16%)
 Asian 33
(8%)
966
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
544
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
43
(0%)

Norma Coombs Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 200
(48%)
5,742
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(43%)
8,771
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(8%)
1,182
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Norma Coombs Alternative is ranked 3,658th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Norma Coombs Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.7%) is slightly 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.

Norma Coombs Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 582
2007 575
2008 614
2009 575
2010 375
2011 440
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.3
2006 22.6
2007 22.1
2008 25.6
2009 24.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.5
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4014598540146
2006 0.44329896907216
2007 0.46260869565217
2008 0.34527687296417
2009 0.51826086956522
2010 0.52
2011 0.99318181818182
2012 0.51690821256039

Compare Norma Coombs Alternative to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.7%
 
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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