Howard Pence Elementary



Howard Pence Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard Pence Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 93
2 89
3 107
4 87
5 102
6 99
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howard Pence Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the South Bay Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 656 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howard Pence Elementary is the 1,706th largest public school in California and the 9,795th largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 656
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,795th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,706th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,134th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 749th out of 6,159

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Howard Pence Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(51%)
3,902
(50%)
 Female 324
(49%)
3,869
(50%)

Howard Pence Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 566
(86%)
6,274
(81%)
 Asian 42
(6%)
395
(5%)
 White 20
(3%)
643
(8%)
 Black 14
(2%)
246
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
146
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
41
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)

Howard Pence Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 653
(100%)
5,724
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
1,406
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
641
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Howard Pence Elementary is ranked 522nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard Pence Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

Howard Pence Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 730
2006 694
2007 637
2008 564
2009 656
2010 642
2011 627
2012 656

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 21.7
2007 19.9
2008 18.8
2009 18.7
2010 N/A
2011 20.2
2012 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68904109589041
2006 0.69884726224784
2007 0.74568288854003
2008 0.79078014184397
2009 0.76067073170732
2010 0.78660436137072
2011
2012 0.99542682926829

Compare Howard Pence Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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