Gault Elementary



Gault Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gault Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 68
2 75
3 79
4 60
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gault Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Cruz, CA in the Santa Cruz City Elementary School District. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gault Elementary is the 4,014th largest public school in California and the 27,681st largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,681st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,014th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,430th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,321st out of 6,159

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Gault Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 225
(51%)
1,203
(51%)
 Female 213
(49%)
1,157
(49%)

Gault Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 291
(66%)
895
(38%)
 White 126
(29%)
1,216
(52%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
78
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
39
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
110
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Gault Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 297
(68%)
895
(38%)
 Not Eligible 106
(24%)
1,331
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
134
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Gault Elementary is ranked 2,539th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gault Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is 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.

Gault Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 386
2006 368
2007 361
2008 383
2009 395
2010 417
2011 442
2012 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15
2007 12
2008 15.2
2009 17
2010 N/A
2011 20.8
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70984455958549
2006 0.78804347826087
2007 0.74515235457064
2008 0.73890339425587
2009 0.79240506329114
2010 0.79616306954436
2011 0.50678733031674
2012 0.75799086757991

Compare Gault Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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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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