Bijou Community



Bijou Community Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bijou Community Students by Grade
PK 0
K 127
1 86
2 94
3 92
4 69
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bijou Community is a public elementary school located in South Lake Tahoe, CA in the Lake Tahoe Unf School District. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bijou Community is the 2,914th largest public school in California and the 18,064th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,914th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,201st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,766th out of 6,159

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Bijou Community Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 283
(53%)
1,378
(52%)
 Female 255
(47%)
1,276
(48%)

Bijou Community Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 389
(72%)
1,170
(44%)
 White 125
(23%)
1,268
(48%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
68
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
116
(4%)
 Black 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bijou Community Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(71%)
1,451
(55%)
 Not Eligible 111
(21%)
937
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(9%)
266
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bijou Community is ranked 1,736th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bijou Community students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) 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.

Bijou Community Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 544
2006 510
2007 480
2008 524
2009 493
2010 492
2011 521
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 16.5
2007 14.3
2008 16.9
2009 15.9
2010 N/A
2011 18.7
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91176470588235
2006 0.97843137254902
2007 0.91041666666667
2008 0.89503816793893
2009 0.8762677484787
2010 0.84959349593496
2011 0.81190019193858
2012 0.79368029739777

Compare Bijou Community to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bijou Community
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Public KG - 05 538 20.7:1  
St Theresa School
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Private PK - 08 135 24:1 1 miles
South Tahoe Middle School
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Public 06 - 08 817 24.3:1 1 miles
Tahoe Valley Elementary
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Public KG - 05 434 18.8:1 3 miles
Sierra House Elementary
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Public KG - 05 491 22.3:1 3 miles
Zephyr Cove Elementary School
Zephyr Cove, NV
Public PK - 06 189 21:1 5 miles
Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Public KG - 05 374 20.4:1 7 miles
Grace Christian Academy
Minden, NV
Private KG - 08 54 67:1 12 miles
Minden Elementary School
Minden, NV
Public PK - 06 404 21.8:1 12 miles
Gardnerville Elementary School
Gardnerville, NV
Public PK - 06 531 22.1:1 12 miles
Faith Christian Academy
Gardnerville, NV
Private KG - 08 61 10:1 13 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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