Great Western Elementary



Great Western Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Western Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 53
2 76
3 63
4 50
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Great Western Elementary is a public elementary school located in Reedley, CA in the Kings Canyon Joint Unf School District. It enrolls 382 students in grades 1st through 12th. Great Western Elementary is the 4,552nd largest public school in California and the 33,435th largest nationally. It has 27.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 382
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,435th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,552nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,763rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,936th out of 6,159

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Great Western Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 200
(52%)
3,737
(52%)
 Female 182
(48%)
3,440
(48%)

Great Western Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 313
(82%)
6,207
(86%)
 White 57
(15%)
706
(10%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
114
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
98
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Great Western Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(95%)
6,172
(86%)
 Not Eligible 21
(5%)
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, Great Western Elementary is ranked 2,291st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Western Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.5%) 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.

Great Western Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 315
2007 350
2008 348
2009 378
2010 365
2011 351
2012 382

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 18.1
2007 17.9
2008 24
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 27.5
2012 27.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61271676300578
2006 0.73333333333333
2007 0.70571428571429
2008 0.73563218390805
2009 0.74338624338624
2010 0.73150684931507
2011
2012 0.94502617801047

Compare Great Western Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,730.0% 27.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.5%
 

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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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