Paloma Elementary



Paloma Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paloma Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 201
1 166
2 147
3 146
4 162
5 150
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paloma Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Marcos, CA in the San Marcos Unf School District. It enrolls 972 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paloma Elementary is the 240th largest public school in California and the 1,401st largest nationally. It has 27.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 972
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,401st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 240th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,993rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 467th out of 6,159

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Paloma Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 489
(50%)
7,228
(50%)
 Female 483
(50%)
7,134
(50%)

Paloma Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 404
(42%)
6,417
(45%)
 White 335
(34%)
6,078
(42%)
 Asian 164
(17%)
1,090
(8%)
 Two or More 46
(5%)
287
(2%)
 Black 17
(2%)
345
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
90
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
55
(0%)

Paloma Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 586
(60%)
7,772
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(31%)
5,436
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(9%)
1,154
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Paloma Elementary is ranked 2,069th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paloma Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) 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.

Paloma Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1114
2006 1122
2007 1139
2008 946
2009 907
2010 900
2011 923
2012 972

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 22.5
2007 20.8
2008 22.9
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 29.8
2012 27.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37163375224417
2006 0.40017825311943
2007 0.43722563652327
2008 0.4291754756871
2009 0.39911797133407
2010 0.35888888888889
2011 0.070422535211268
2012 0.39711934156379

Compare Paloma Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 972 27.8:1  
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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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