La Joya Elementary



La Joya Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Joya Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 81
2 82
3 84
4 91
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Joya Elementary is a public elementary school located in Salinas, CA in the Santa Rita Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Joya Elementary is the 3,271st largest public school in California and the 20,966th largest nationally. It has 31.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,271st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,024th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,546th out of 6,159

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La Joya Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 259
(51%)
1,587
(51%)
 Female 247
(49%)
1,549
(49%)

La Joya Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 437
(86%)
2,497
(80%)
 White 60
(12%)
374
(12%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
199
(6%)
 Black 4
(1%)
50
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

La Joya Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(48%)
1,677
(53%)
 Not Eligible 212
(42%)
1,022
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(10%)
437
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Joya Elementary is ranked 2,885th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Joya Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.1%) is slightly 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.

La Joya Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 451
2006 435
2007 427
2008 439
2009 457
2010 492
2011 494
2012 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 24.2
2007 20.3
2008 24.4
2009 22.8
2010 N/A
2011 32.9
2012 31.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.68275862068966
2007 0.66510538641686
2008 0.83826879271071
2009 0.81400437636761
2010 0.76422764227642
2011 0.67004048582996
2012 0.58102766798419

Compare La Joya Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,160.0% 31.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.1%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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La Joya Elementary
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Public KG - 05 506 31.6:1  
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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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