Orchard Elementary



Orchard Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 106
2 99
3 100
4 101
5 94
6 90
7 105
8 93
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Orchard Elementary School District. It enrolls 878 students in grades 1st through 12th. Orchard Elementary is the 452nd largest public school in California and the 2,521st largest nationally. It has 25.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 878
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,521st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 452nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,942nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 550th out of 6,159

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Orchard Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 460
(52%)
460
(52%)
 Female 418
(48%)
418
(48%)

Orchard Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 413
(47%)
413
(47%)
 Hispanic 320
(36%)
320
(36%)
 White 51
(6%)
51
(6%)
 Two or More 44
(5%)
44
(5%)
 Black 42
(5%)
42
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Orchard Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 420
(48%)
420
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(38%)
333
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(14%)
125
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Orchard Elementary is ranked 1,529th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orchard Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.2%) 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.

Orchard Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 772
2006 800
2007 828
2008 830
2009 836
2010 880
2011 906
2012 878

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 20.2
2007 19.7
2008 20.8
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 27.7
2012 25.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40414507772021
2006 0.49
2007 0.46497584541063
2008 0.59397590361446
2009 0.48684210526316
2010 0.48181818181818
2011 0.77483443708609
2012 0.52164009111617

Compare Orchard Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.2%
 
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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