Alvarado Elementary



Alvarado Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alvarado Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 66
2 71
3 65
4 75
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alvarado Elementary is a public elementary school located in Signal Hill, CA in the Long Beach Unf School District. It enrolls 412 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alvarado Elementary is the 4,283rd largest public school in California and the 30,423rd largest nationally. It has 25.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 412
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,423rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,283rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,942nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,546th out of 6,159

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Alvarado Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 219
(53%)
28,770
(51%)
 Female 193
(47%)
27,111
(49%)

Alvarado Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 184
(45%)
31,103
(56%)
 Asian 138
(33%)
5,674
(10%)
 Black 43
(10%)
7,964
(14%)
 White 25
(6%)
8,108
(15%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
2,019
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
924
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
89
(0%)

Alvarado Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(68%)
31,624
(57%)
 Not Eligible 72
(17%)
19,868
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(14%)
4,389
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alvarado Elementary is ranked 2,477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alvarado Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) 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.

Alvarado Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 430
2006 409
2007 402
2008 411
2009 428
2010 415
2011 424
2012 412

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 17
2007 15.8
2008 18.7
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 23.6
2012 25.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77209302325581
2006 0.80440097799511
2007 0.77114427860697
2008 0.85158150851582
2009 0.80607476635514
2010 0.85301204819277
2011
2012 0.8252427184466

Compare Alvarado Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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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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