Joe Nightingale Elementary



Joe Nightingale Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joe Nightingale Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 137
1 91
2 110
3 93
4 117
5 97
6 89
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joe Nightingale Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Orcutt Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 734 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joe Nightingale Elementary is the 1,118th largest public school in California and the 6,235th largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 734
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,118th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,150th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,053rd out of 6,159

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Joe Nightingale Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 378
(51%)
2,092
(51%)
 Female 356
(49%)
1,998
(49%)

Joe Nightingale Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 379
(52%)
1,751
(43%)
 White 286
(39%)
1,919
(47%)
 Two or More 31
(4%)
182
(4%)
 Asian 27
(4%)
142
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Joe Nightingale Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 342
(47%)
2,250
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(37%)
1,302
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(17%)
538
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Joe Nightingale Elementary is ranked 2,026th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joe Nightingale Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.4%) is slightly 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.

Joe Nightingale Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 785
2006 751
2007 709
2008 729
2009 731
2010 719
2011 734
2012 734

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 21.2
2007 18.9
2008 21.4
2009 27.1
2010 N/A
2011 25.7
2012 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37579617834395
2006 0.36884154460719
2007 0.42454160789845
2008 0.43621399176955
2009 0.47058823529412
2010 0.47426981919332
2011 0.6716621253406
2012 0.53405994550409

Compare Joe Nightingale Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.4%
 
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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