James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary



James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 92
2 80
3 86
4 88
5 68
6 49
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sacramento, CA in the San Juan Unf School District. It enrolls 525 students in grades 1st through 12th. James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary is the 3,048th largest public school in California and the 19,250th largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,250th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,048th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,745th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,203rd out of 6,159

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James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 270
(51%)
17,364
(49%)
 Male 255
(49%)
17,998
(51%)

James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 401
(76%)
21,055
(60%)
 Hispanic 50
(10%)
7,633
(22%)
 Asian 29
(6%)
1,923
(5%)
 Black 25
(5%)
2,908
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
1,139
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(2%)
321
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
383
(1%)

James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 375
(71%)
19,540
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(23%)
13,866
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
1,956
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary is ranked 4,290th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.6%) 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.

James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 426
2006 429
2007 437
2008 426
2009 472
2010 464
2011 509
2012 525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 20.6
2007 20.9
2008 21.4
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 28.4
2012 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1150234741784
2006 0.13752913752914
2007 0.12128146453089
2008 0.10328638497653
2009 0.15466101694915
2010 0.19181034482759
2011 0.1434184675835
2012 0.28571428571429

Compare James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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