Tijeras Creek Elementary



Tijeras Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tijeras Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 55
2 81
3 84
4 97
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tijeras Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA in the Capistrano Unf School District. It enrolls 475 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tijeras Creek Elementary is the 3,624th largest public school in California and the 23,911th largest nationally. It has 30.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,911th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,624th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,930th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,722nd out of 6,159

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Tijeras Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 239
(50%)
18,317
(49%)
 Male 236
(50%)
19,281
(51%)

Tijeras Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 347
(73%)
22,138
(59%)
 Hispanic 50
(11%)
9,773
(26%)
 Asian 37
(8%)
2,590
(7%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
2,433
(6%)
 Black 7
(1%)
532
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
92
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
40
(0%)

Tijeras Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 442
(93%)
28,128
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
7,565
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
1,905
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Tijeras Creek Elementary is ranked 5,561st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tijeras Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.9%) 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.

Tijeras Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 647
2006 614
2007 577
2008 607
2009 587
2010 582
2011 531
2012 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 20.5
2007 19.2
2008 22.5
2009 28
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 30.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.015455950540958
2006 0.026058631921824
2007 0.019064124783362
2008 0.028006589785832
2009 0.042589437819421
2010 0.051546391752577
2011 0.065913370998117
2012 0.069473684210526

Compare Tijeras Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,080.0% 30.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tijeras Creek Elementary
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Public KG - 05 475 30.8:1  
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Private PK - TK 110 15:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 134 10:1 1 miles
Arroyo Vista Elementary
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Public KG - 05 596 30.7:1 1 miles
St Johns Episcopal School
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Private PK - 08 649 12:1 2 miles
Montessori at the Park
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Private PK - KG 93 13:1 2 miles
Cielo Vista Elementary
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Public KG - 06 911 25.8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 74 20:1 3 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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