Faller Elementary



Faller Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Faller Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 81
2 75
3 84
4 84
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Faller Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ridgecrest, CA in the Sierra Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 466 students in grades 1st through 12th. Faller Elementary is the 3,715th largest public school in California and the 24,834th largest nationally. It has 25.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 466
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,715th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,592nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,919th out of 6,159

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Faller Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 245
(53%)
1,805
(52%)
 Female 221
(47%)
1,668
(48%)

Faller Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 259
(56%)
2,149
(62%)
 Hispanic 147
(32%)
867
(25%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
159
(5%)
 Black 14
(3%)
162
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
51
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
53
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
32
(1%)

Faller Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(53%)
1,656
(48%)
 Not Eligible 168
(36%)
1,483
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(11%)
334
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Faller Elementary is ranked 2,845th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Faller Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is slightly 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.

Faller Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 469
2007 439
2008 490
2009 479
2010 479
2011 503
2012 466

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.7
2007 17.7
2008 19.6
2009 26.6
2010 N/A
2011 27.2
2012 25.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52954545454545
2006 0.57995735607676
2007 0.55808656036446
2008 0.56938775510204
2009 0.59707724425887
2010 0.58872651356994
2011 0.35387673956262
2012 0.63948497854077

Compare Faller Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,520.0% 25.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 466 25.2:1  
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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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