Penn Elementary



Penn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 72
2 65
3 68
4 77
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Penn Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the San Diego Unf School District. It enrolls 423 students in grades 1st through 12th. Penn Elementary is the 4,163rd largest public school in California and the 29,207th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,207th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,163rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 801st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,999th out of 6,159

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Penn Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 230
(54%)
47,483
(51%)
 Female 193
(46%)
45,196
(49%)

Penn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 177
(42%)
43,636
(47%)
 Asian 105
(25%)
12,272
(13%)
 Black 87
(21%)
9,386
(10%)
 Two or More 38
(9%)
5,395
(6%)
 White 13
(3%)
21,189
(23%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
559
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
242
(0%)

Penn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(60%)
52,873
(57%)
 Not Eligible 100
(24%)
31,721
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(16%)
8,085
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Penn Elementary is ranked 2,614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.4%) 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.

Penn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 759
2006 669
2007 531
2008 546
2009 463
2010 430
2011 436
2012 423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 19.9
2007 16.6
2008 20
2009 21.4
2010 N/A
2011 22
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65876152832675
2006 0.7219730941704
2007 0.71751412429379
2008 0.76007326007326
2009 0.79697624190065
2010 0.78604651162791
2011 0.99311926605505
2012 0.76359338061466

Compare Penn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 76.4%
 

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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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