Virginia Peterson Elementary



Virginia Peterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virginia Peterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 85
2 82
3 80
4 80
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Virginia Peterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Paso Robles, CA in the Paso Robles Joint Unf School District. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Virginia Peterson Elementary is the 3,473rd largest public school in California and the 22,446th largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,446th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,473rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,701st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Virginia Peterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 258
(53%)
2,191
(51%)
 Female 232
(47%)
2,142
(49%)

Virginia Peterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 326
(67%)
2,227
(51%)
 White 138
(28%)
1,807
(42%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
133
(3%)
 Black 8
(2%)
64
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
67
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Virginia Peterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 276
(56%)
1,912
(44%)
 Not Eligible 153
(31%)
2,028
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(12%)
393
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Virginia Peterson Elementary is ranked 2,502nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Virginia Peterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is slightly 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.

Virginia Peterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 478
2007 491
2008 502
2009 476
2010 503
2011 522
2012 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 17.7
2007 14.9
2008 17.9
2009 20
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51572327044025
2006 0.55439330543933
2007 0.58859470468432
2008 N/A
2009 0.66596638655462
2010 0.64811133200795
2011 0.4463601532567
2012 0.68775510204082

Compare Virginia Peterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 68.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 490 27.2:1  
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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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