Thelma B. Bedell Elementary



Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 74
2 55
3 58
4 58
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thelma B. Bedell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Paula, CA in the Santa Paula Elementary School District. It enrolls 361 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thelma B. Bedell Elementary is the 4,703rd largest public school in California and the 35,576th largest nationally. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,576th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,703rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,899th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,754th out of 6,159

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Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 191
(53%)
1,770
(47%)
 Male 170
(47%)
1,987
(53%)

Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 313
(87%)
3,576
(95%)
 White 42
(12%)
156
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(44%)
2,353
(63%)
 Not Eligible 152
(42%)
1,050
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(14%)
354
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Thelma B. Bedell Elementary is ranked 3,714th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thelma B. Bedell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) 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.

Thelma B. Bedell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 332
2006 321
2007 337
2008 342
2009 348
2010 362
2011 347
2012 361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 18.9
2007 16.8
2008 20.1
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 23.1
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57831325301205
2006 0.58878504672897
2007 0.62314540059347
2008 0.65789473684211
2009 0.38218390804598
2010 0.56629834254144
2011 0.99135446685879
2012 0.57894736842105

Compare Thelma B. Bedell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Thelma B. Bedell Elementary
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Public KG - 05 361 24.1:1  
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Public KG - 05 465 23.2:1 3 miles
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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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