Shell Beach Elementary



Shell Beach Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shell Beach Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 51
2 57
3 65
4 62
5 65
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shell Beach Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pismo Beach, CA in the Lucia Mar Unf School District. It enrolls 402 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shell Beach Elementary is the 4,382nd largest public school in California and the 31,399th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 402
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,399th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,382nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,914th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,884th out of 6,159

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Shell Beach Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 214
(53%)
2,795
(52%)
 Female 188
(47%)
2,573
(48%)

Shell Beach Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 300
(75%)
2,586
(48%)
 Hispanic 52
(13%)
2,418
(45%)
 Asian 20
(5%)
140
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
135
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
51
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Shell Beach Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 314
(78%)
2,428
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(16%)
2,293
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
647
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Shell Beach Elementary is ranked 4,898th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shell Beach Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) 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.

Shell Beach Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 384
2007 348
2008 414
2009 385
2010 396
2011 411
2012 402

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 17.3
2007 16.4
2008 19
2009 19.4
2010 N/A
2011 26.3
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13846153846154
2006 0.13020833333333
2007 0.11494252873563
2008 0.11835748792271
2009 0.20779220779221
2010 0.25252525252525
2011 0.15328467153285
2012 0.21890547263682

Compare Shell Beach Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Shell Beach Elementary
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Public KG - 06 402 27.6:1  
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Private PK - 06 84 5:1 6 miles
Coastal Christian School
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Private KG - 12 198 15:1 6 miles
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Public KG - 06 585 25.4:1 6 miles
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Public KG - 06 449 23.1:1 6 miles
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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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