Joseph Arnold Elementary



Joseph Arnold Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph Arnold Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 116
2 133
3 103
4 107
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph Arnold Elementary is a public elementary school located in Torrance, CA in the Torrance Unf School District. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph Arnold Elementary is the 1,520th largest public school in California and the 8,577th largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,577th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,520th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,150th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,438th out of 6,159

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Joseph Arnold Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 348
(51%)
7,898
(51%)
 Female 332
(49%)
7,495
(49%)

Joseph Arnold Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 344
(51%)
5,274
(34%)
 White 160
(24%)
4,134
(27%)
 Hispanic 124
(18%)
3,831
(25%)
 Black 27
(4%)
545
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
1,468
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
92
(1%)

Joseph Arnold Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 533
(78%)
10,816
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(14%)
3,374
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(7%)
1,203
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Joseph Arnold Elementary is ranked 4,315th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph Arnold Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Joseph Arnold Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 640
2006 637
2007 612
2008 614
2009 605
2010 620
2011 643
2012 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 19.9
2007 18.1
2008 20.5
2009 22.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.1
2012 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14375
2006 0.14285714285714
2007 0.18300653594771
2008 0.15309446254072
2009 0.17851239669421
2010 0.1741935483871
2011
2012 0.21617647058824

Compare Joseph Arnold Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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