San Marcos Elementary



San Marcos Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

San Marcos Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 155
1 180
2 154
3 136
4 138
5 141
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

San Marcos Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Marcos, CA in the San Marcos Unf School District. It enrolls 904 students in grades 1st through 12th. San Marcos Elementary is the 386th largest public school in California and the 2,128th largest nationally. It has 25.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 904
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,128th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 386th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,536th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 400th out of 6,159

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San Marcos Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 457
(51%)
7,228
(50%)
 Female 447
(49%)
7,134
(50%)

San Marcos Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 870
(96%)
6,417
(45%)
 White 15
(2%)
6,078
(42%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
1,090
(8%)
 Black 6
(1%)
345
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
90
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
287
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
55
(0%)

San Marcos Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 814
(90%)
5,436
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(8%)
1,154
(8%)
 Not Eligible 21
(2%)
7,772
(54%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, San Marcos Elementary is ranked 97th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of San Marcos Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.7%) 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.

San Marcos Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 506
2007 473
2008 570
2009 556
2010 809
2011 874
2012 904

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 16.6
2007 12.6
2008 16.3
2009 18.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90974729241877
2006 0.88142292490119
2007 0.91966173361522
2008 0.95614035087719
2009 0.99460431654676
2010 0.96415327564895
2011 0.049199084668192
2012 0.97676991150442

Compare San Marcos Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 97.7%
 

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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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