Montara Avenue Elementary



Montara Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Montara Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 121
2 131
3 133
4 139
5 119
6 88
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Montara Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in South Gate, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 854 students in grades 1st through 12th. Montara Avenue Elementary is the 540th largest public school in California and the 2,925th largest nationally. It has 21.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 854
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,925th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 540th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 246th out of 6,159

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Montara Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 435
(51%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 419
(49%)
227,963
(49%)

Montara Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 850
(100%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 3
(0%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
27,887
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,764
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,939
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
45,323
(10%)

Montara Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 643
(75%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 165
(19%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(5%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Montara Avenue Elementary is ranked 407th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Montara Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) 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.

Montara Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 934
2006 850
2007 797
2008 773
2009 775
2010 767
2011 873
2012 854

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.8
2007 17.7
2008 18.9
2009 19.9
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90364025695931
2006 0.91176470588235
2007 0.22082810539523
2008 0.9353169469599
2009 0.91741935483871
2010 0.45632333767927
2011 0.38373424971363
2012 0.80679156908665

Compare Montara Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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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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