Torrance Elementary



Torrance Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Torrance Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 66
2 80
3 83
4 93
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Torrance Elementary is a public elementary school located in Torrance, CA in the Torrance Unf School District. It enrolls 486 students in grades 1st through 12th. Torrance Elementary is the 3,510th largest public school in California and the 22,825th largest nationally. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,825th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,510th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,308th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,159

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Torrance Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 244
(50%)
7,898
(51%)
 Female 242
(50%)
7,495
(49%)

Torrance Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 278
(57%)
3,831
(25%)
 Asian 85
(17%)
5,274
(34%)
 White 81
(17%)
4,134
(27%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
1,468
(10%)
 Black 18
(4%)
545
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
92
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Torrance Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(51%)
3,374
(22%)
 Not Eligible 188
(39%)
10,816
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
1,203
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Torrance Elementary is ranked 2,845th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Torrance Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.3%) is slightly 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.

Torrance Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 518
2006 474
2007 446
2008 506
2009 508
2010 487
2011 519
2012 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.9
2007 15.4
2008 18.7
2009 19.2
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6023166023166
2006 0.53586497890295
2007 0.57174887892377
2008 0.4802371541502
2009 0.5492125984252
2010 0.57289527720739
2011 0.747591522158
2012 0.61316872427984

Compare Torrance Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 61.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 486 23.1:1  
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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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