Cortez Elementary



Cortez Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cortez Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 72
2 76
3 89
4 96
5 94
6 96
7 91
8 98
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Cortez Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pomona, CA in the Pomona Unf School District. It enrolls 777 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cortez Elementary is the 842nd largest public school in California and the 4,738th largest nationally. It has 28.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 777
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,738th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 842nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,403rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,537th out of 6,159

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Cortez Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 391
(50%)
8,601
(48%)
 Male 386
(50%)
9,214
(52%)

Cortez Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 704
(91%)
15,189
(85%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
838
(5%)
 Black 21
(3%)
875
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
216
(1%)
 White 8
(1%)
628
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
22
(0%)

Cortez Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 525
(68%)
13,145
(74%)
 Not Eligible 146
(19%)
2,854
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(14%)
1,816
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Cortez Elementary is ranked 615th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cortez Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is 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.

Cortez Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 491
2008 589
2009 690
2010 732
2011 775
2012 777

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 23.4
2008 24.5
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 28.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.85132382892057
2008 0.85398981324278
2009 0.85797101449275
2010 0.81420765027322
2011 0.64129032258065
2012 0.81209781209781

Compare Cortez Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,880.0% 28.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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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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