Alta Elementary



Alta Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 81
2 69
3 64
4 64
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alta Elementary is a public elementary school located in Reedley, CA in the Kings Canyon Joint Unf School District. It enrolls 415 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alta Elementary is the 4,244th largest public school in California and the 30,082nd largest nationally. It has 25.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 415
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,082nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,244th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,001st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,546th out of 6,159

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Alta Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 226
(54%)
3,737
(52%)
 Female 189
(46%)
3,440
(48%)

Alta Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 381
(92%)
6,207
(86%)
 White 25
(6%)
706
(10%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
114
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Alta Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 403
(97%)
6,172
(86%)
 Not Eligible 12
(3%)
878
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
127
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alta Elementary is ranked 1,933rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) 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.

Alta Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 418
2007 443
2008 388
2009 396
2010 423
2011 388
2012 415

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20.9
2007 19.3
2008 20.9
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 25.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78987341772152
2006 0.79904306220096
2007 0.78329571106095
2008 0.88917525773196
2009 0.84848484848485
2010 0.85106382978723
2011 0.99226804123711
2012 0.9710843373494

Compare Alta Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,590.0% 25.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.1%
 

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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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