Tropico Middle School



Tropico Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tropico Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 212
7 210
8 215
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tropico Middle School is a public elementary school located in Rosamond, CA in the Southern Kern Unf School District. It enrolls 637 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 637
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.31

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Tropico Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(53%)
1,110
(50%)
 Female 302
(47%)
1,098
(50%)

Tropico Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 297
(47%)
1,122
(51%)
 White 208
(33%)
644
(29%)
 Black 68
(11%)
223
(10%)
 Two or More 42
(7%)
173
(8%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

Tropico Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 489
(77%)
1,677
(76%)
 Not Eligible 138
(22%)
482
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
49
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Tropico Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.3%) is 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.

Tropico Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 761
2006 787
2007 825
2008 808
2009 763
2010 707
2011 651
2012 637

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 23.7
2007 22.9
2008 23.8
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.2
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5676741130092
2006 0.56543837357052
2007 0.54909090909091
2008 0.63118811881188
2009 0.67758846657929
2010 0.68033946251768
2011 0.25499231950845
2012 0.78335949764521

Compare Tropico Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 78.3%
 

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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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