Ben Painter Elementary



Ben Painter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Painter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 82
2 72
3 63
4 91
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Painter Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 491 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Painter Elementary is the 3,462nd largest public school in California and the 22,354th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 491
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,354th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,462nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 851st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,005th out of 6,159

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Ben Painter Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 249
(51%)
6,016
(48%)
 Male 242
(49%)
6,641
(52%)

Ben Painter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 235
(48%)
9,868
(78%)
 Asian 220
(45%)
2,088
(16%)
 Black 11
(2%)
212
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
61
(0%)
 White 8
(2%)
273
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
124
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
31
(0%)

Ben Painter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 488
(99%)
12,478
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
135
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
44
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ben Painter Elementary is ranked 1,346th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Painter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) 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.

Ben Painter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 510
2007 510
2008 484
2009 526
2010 529
2011 518
2012 491

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 18.9
2007 18.9
2008 20.5
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 20
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99446494464945
2006 0.76862745098039
2007 0.72352941176471
2008 0.76446280991736
2009 0.78326996197719
2010 0.78638941398866
2011 0.62934362934363
2012 0.9938900203666

Compare Ben Painter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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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