Sequoia Elementary



Sequoia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sequoia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 134
2 111
3 132
4 98
5 98
6 98
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sequoia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shafter, CA in the Richland Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 779 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sequoia Elementary is the 829th largest public school in California and the 4,663rd largest nationally. It has 26.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 779
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,663rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 829th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,102nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,064th out of 6,159

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Sequoia Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 412
(53%)
1,347
(50%)
 Female 367
(47%)
1,350
(50%)

Sequoia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 663
(85%)
2,529
(94%)
 White 83
(11%)
118
(4%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
34
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Sequoia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 521
(67%)
1,971
(73%)
 Not Eligible 187
(24%)
487
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(9%)
239
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sequoia Elementary is ranked 779th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sequoia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) is 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.

Sequoia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 541
2007 639
2008 678
2009 725
2010 846
2011 778
2012 779

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 17
2007 17.6
2008 20.2
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 26.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55060034305317
2006 0.75785582255083
2007 0.71361502347418
2008 0.76253687315634
2009 0.74620689655172
2010 0.71749408983452
2011
2012 0.7599486521181

Compare Sequoia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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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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