Plum Canyon Elementary



Plum Canyon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 99
2 109
3 115
4 102
5 114
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plum Canyon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Saugus, CA in the Saugus Union School District. It enrolls 738 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plum Canyon Elementary is the 1,090th largest public school in California and the 6,083rd largest nationally. It has 29.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 738
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,083rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,090th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,636th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

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Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 394
(53%)
5,271
(52%)
 Female 344
(47%)
4,907
(48%)

Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 401
(54%)
5,237
(51%)
 Hispanic 197
(27%)
2,916
(29%)
 Asian 96
(13%)
1,429
(14%)
 Black 32
(4%)
382
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
158
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Plum Canyon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 626
(85%)
8,072
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(11%)
1,614
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(4%)
492
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Plum Canyon Elementary is ranked 4,649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plum Canyon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.2%) 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.

Plum Canyon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 747
2006 714
2007 769
2008 714
2009 782
2010 772
2011 758
2012 738

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.4
2007 20.2
2008 21.6
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 29.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11914323962517
2006 0.10084033613445
2007 0.10273081924577
2008 0.093837535014006
2009 0.10613810741688
2010 0.10492227979275
2011
2012 0.15176151761518

Compare Plum Canyon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,950.0% 29.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Plum Canyon Elementary
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Public KG - 06 738 29.5:1  
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Public KG - 06 518 29.6:1 2 miles
Rio Vista Elementary
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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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