Bonita Elementary



Bonita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bonita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 102
2 92
3 95
4 81
5 64
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bonita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Santa Maria-Bonita School District. It enrolls 599 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bonita Elementary is the 2,234th largest public school in California and the 13,352nd largest nationally. It has 24.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 599
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,352nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,234th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,094th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,192nd out of 6,159

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Bonita Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 311
(52%)
5,956
(49%)
 Male 288
(48%)
6,151
(51%)

Bonita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 588
(98%)
11,233
(93%)
 White 7
(1%)
465
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
40
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
236
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
81
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Bonita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 537
(90%)
9,316
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
1,243
(10%)
 Not Eligible 23
(4%)
1,548
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bonita Elementary is ranked 841st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bonita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Bonita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 348
2007 387
2008 421
2009 510
2010 535
2011 571
2012 599

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 18.8
2007 19.4
2008 18.3
2009 25.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 24.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87301587301587
2006 0.95977011494253
2007 0.94832041343669
2008 0.91211401425178
2009 0.93921568627451
2010 0.93644859813084
2011 0.45183887915937
2012 0.96160267111853

Compare Bonita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,440.0% 24.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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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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