Rachel Carson Elementary



Rachel Carson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 72
2 76
3 61
4 74
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rachel Carson Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the San Jose Unf School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rachel Carson Elementary is the 4,175th largest public school in California and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 22.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,175th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,763rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,698th out of 6,159

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Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 220
(52%)
11,969
(52%)
 Female 202
(48%)
11,166
(48%)

Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 149
(35%)
12,268
(53%)
 White 107
(25%)
5,874
(25%)
 Asian 96
(23%)
3,210
(14%)
 Two or More 43
(10%)
953
(4%)
 Black 23
(5%)
644
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
102
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(0%)

Rachel Carson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 263
(62%)
12,578
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(29%)
8,993
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
1,564
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Rachel Carson Elementary is ranked 4,207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rachel Carson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.7%) is 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.

Rachel Carson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 390
2007 390
2008 427
2009 445
2010 431
2011 433
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.9
2007 15.7
2008 18.6
2009 18.9
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32142857142857
2006 0.32307692307692
2007 0.36153846153846
2008 0.36533957845433
2009 0.32134831460674
2010 0.36426914153132
2011 0.30023094688222
2012 0.37677725118483

Compare Rachel Carson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 422 22.1:1  
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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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