Peter J. Shields Elementary



Peter J. Shields Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peter J. Shields Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 59
2 61
3 62
4 65
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peter J. Shields Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rancho Cordova, CA in the Folsom-Cordova Unf School District. It enrolls 372 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peter J. Shields Elementary is the 4,631st largest public school in California and the 34,468th largest nationally. It has 27.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 372
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,468th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,631st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,812th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,030th out of 6,159

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Peter J. Shields Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 197
(53%)
6,765
(50%)
 Male 175
(47%)
6,810
(50%)

Peter J. Shields Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 232
(62%)
7,613
(56%)
 Hispanic 63
(17%)
2,449
(18%)
 Black 30
(8%)
920
(7%)
 Asian 22
(6%)
1,884
(14%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
489
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
109
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
111
(1%)

Peter J. Shields Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(61%)
4,196
(31%)
 Not Eligible 93
(25%)
8,717
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(14%)
662
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Peter J. Shields Elementary is ranked 3,046th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peter J. Shields Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.0%) 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.

Peter J. Shields Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 334
2006 311
2007 249
2008 224
2009 208
2010 395
2011 383
2012 372

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.2
2007 18
2008 19.8
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 27.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55688622754491
2006 0.54662379421222
2007 0.55421686746988
2008 0.54910714285714
2009 0.53846153846154
2010 0.5746835443038
2011 0.76501305483029
2012 0.75

Compare Peter J. Shields Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,740.0% 27.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 75.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 372 27.4:1  
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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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