West Putnam Elementary



West Putnam Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Putnam Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 75
2 83
3 87
4 66
5 86
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Putnam Elementary is a public elementary school located in Porterville, CA in the Porterville Unf School District. It enrolls 566 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Putnam Elementary is the 2,578th largest public school in California and the 15,762nd largest nationally. It has 28.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 566
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,762nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,578th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,196th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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West Putnam Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 288
(51%)
3,085
(50%)
 Female 278
(49%)
3,083
(50%)

West Putnam Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 476
(84%)
5,103
(83%)
 White 61
(11%)
689
(11%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
122
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
83
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
22
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
124
(2%)

West Putnam Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 524
(93%)
5,358
(87%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
376
(6%)
 Not Eligible 18
(3%)
434
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, West Putnam Elementary is ranked 971st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Putnam Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.8%) is significantly 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.

West Putnam Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 448
2006 489
2007 501
2008 514
2009 486
2010 542
2011 548
2012 566

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 18.1
2007 20
2008 20.6
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 26.1
2012 28.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0580357142857
2006 1.0265848670757
2007 0.9940119760479
2008 0.96692607003891
2009 0.98765432098765
2010 0.97970479704797
2011
2012 0.96819787985866

Compare West Putnam Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 96.8%
 

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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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