Spruce Elementary



Spruce Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spruce Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 120
2 112
3 119
4 95
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spruce Elementary is a public elementary school located in South San Francisco, CA in the South San Francisco Unf School District. It enrolls 645 students in grades 1st through 12th. Spruce Elementary is the 1,818th largest public school in California and the 10,434th largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,434th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,818th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,754th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,537th out of 6,159

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Spruce Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(51%)
3,197
(51%)
 Female 319
(49%)
3,023
(49%)

Spruce Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 561
(87%)
3,014
(48%)
 Asian 45
(7%)
1,600
(26%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
921
(15%)
 White 10
(2%)
454
(7%)
 Black 9
(1%)
93
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
126
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Spruce Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 431
(67%)
2,338
(38%)
 Not Eligible 132
(20%)
3,196
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(13%)
686
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Spruce Elementary is ranked 1,173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spruce Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.5%) 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.

Spruce Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 531
2006 540
2007 556
2008 590
2009 604
2010 659
2011 683
2012 645

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.6
2007 16.8
2008 19
2009 18.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.4
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69114877589454
2006
2007 0.75359712230216
2008 0.72372881355932
2009 0.65894039735099
2010 0.74962063732929
2011
2012 0.7953488372093

Compare Spruce Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 645 23.9:1  
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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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