Happy Valley Elementary



Happy Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Happy Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 18
2 20
3 19
4 22
5 19
6 10
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Happy Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Cruz, CA in the Happy Valley Elementary School District. It enrolls 127 students in grades 1st through 12th. Happy Valley Elementary is the 5,708th largest public school in California and the 51,640th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 127
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,640th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,708th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 913th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,729th out of 6,159

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Happy Valley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 70
(55%)
70
(55%)
 Male 57
(45%)
57
(45%)

Happy Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 105
(83%)
105
(83%)
 Asian 8
(6%)
8
(6%)
 Two or More 7
(6%)
7
(6%)
 Hispanic 6
(5%)
6
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Happy Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 116
(91%)
116
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(7%)
9
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Happy Valley Elementary is ranked 5,890th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Happy Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.7%) is significantly 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.

Happy Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 142
2006 120
2007 127
2008 129
2009 128
2010 135
2011 133
2012 127

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16
2007 15.1
2008 21.1
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 20.8
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.077464788732394
2006 0.1
2007 0.094488188976378
2008 0.077519379844961
2009 0.109375
2010 0.14074074074074
2011
2012 0.086614173228346

Compare Happy Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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