North Star Academy



North Star Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 90
4 93
5 91
6 88
7 91
8 88
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star Academy is a public elementary school located in Redwood City, CA in the Redwood City Elementary School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Academy is the 2,878th largest public school in California and the 17,813th largest nationally. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,813th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,878th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,597th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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North Star Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 308
(57%)
4,511
(49%)
 Male 233
(43%)
4,672
(51%)

North Star Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(62%)
1,764
(19%)
 Hispanic 119
(22%)
6,676
(73%)
 Asian 67
(12%)
312
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
158
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
126
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
133
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

North Star Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 461
(85%)
2,713
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(10%)
5,756
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(5%)
714
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, North Star Academy is ranked 4,983rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.8%) 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.

North Star Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 485
2006 498
2007 528
2008 529
2009 536
2010 540
2011 541
2012 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 22.5
2007 21.4
2008 22.5
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 26.6
2012 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1319587628866
2006 0.13253012048193
2007 0.12310606060606
2008 0.12476370510397
2009 0.13619402985075
2010 0.14444444444444
2011 0.11829944547135
2012 0.14787430683919

Compare North Star Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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North Star Academy
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Public 03 - 08 541 27:1  
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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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