Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary



Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 113
2 121
3 126
4 84
5 118
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Santa Maria-Bonita School District. It enrolls 787 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary is the 795th largest public school in California and the 4,438th largest nationally. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 787
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,438th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 795th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,597th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,120th out of 6,159

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Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 397
(50%)
6,151
(51%)
 Female 390
(50%)
5,956
(49%)

Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 669
(85%)
11,233
(93%)
 White 74
(9%)
465
(4%)
 Asian 20
(3%)
236
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
13
(0%)
 Black 5
(1%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
40
(0%)

Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 468
(59%)
9,316
(77%)
 Not Eligible 213
(27%)
1,548
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(13%)
1,243
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary is ranked 849th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.9%) is slightly 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.

Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 778
2007 771
2008 743
2009 747
2010 763
2011 763
2012 787

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 23.2
2007 19.9
2008 23.8
2009 29.1
2010 N/A
2011 28.3
2012 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48041775456919
2006 0.5719794344473
2007 0.60959792477302
2008 0.5935397039031
2009 0.6479250334672
2010 0.69331585845347
2011
2012 0.72935196950445

Compare Tunnell (martin Luther) Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 72.9%
 

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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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