Edward M. Downer Elementary



Edward M. Downer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edward M. Downer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 101
2 89
3 98
4 88
5 97
6 101
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edward M. Downer Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Pablo, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edward M. Downer Elementary is the 1,674th largest public school in California and the 9,618th largest nationally. It has 25.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,618th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,674th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,667th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,769th out of 6,159

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Edward M. Downer Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 349
(53%)
9,418
(49%)
 Male 310
(47%)
9,888
(51%)

Edward M. Downer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 583
(88%)
9,872
(51%)
 Black 33
(5%)
3,766
(20%)
 Asian 24
(4%)
2,983
(15%)
 White 11
(2%)
2,286
(12%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Edward M. Downer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 656
(100%)
12,443
(64%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
5,618
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Edward M. Downer Elementary is ranked 508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edward M. Downer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

Edward M. Downer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 844
2006 728
2007 706
2008 678
2009 672
2010 763
2011 660
2012 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.5
2007 18.7
2008 18
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 24.4
2012 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87203791469194
2006 1.0013736263736
2007 0.9957507082153
2008 0.99557522123894
2009 0.99553571428571
2010 0.79554390563565
2011 0.52575757575758
2012 0.99544764795144

Compare Edward M. Downer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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Edward M. Downer Elementary
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Public KG - 06 659 25.3:1  
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Public KG - 06 494 27.4:1 1 miles
Dover Elementary
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Public KG - 06 773 28.6:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 165 9:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 177 19:1 2 miles
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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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