Towers Elementary



Towers Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Towers Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 117
2 109
3 102
4 101
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Towers Elementary is a public elementary school located in Torrance, CA in the Torrance Unf School District. It enrolls 631 students in grades 1st through 12th. Towers Elementary is the 1,950th largest public school in California and the 11,293rd largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 631
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,293rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,950th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,701st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,523rd out of 6,159

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Towers Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(52%)
7,898
(51%)
 Female 305
(48%)
7,495
(49%)

Towers Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 217
(34%)
4,134
(27%)
 Asian 201
(32%)
5,274
(34%)
 Hispanic 109
(17%)
3,831
(25%)
 Two or More 90
(14%)
1,468
(10%)
 Black 13
(2%)
545
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
92
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Towers Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 546
(87%)
10,816
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(10%)
3,374
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
1,203
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Towers Elementary is ranked 4,943rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Towers Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.5%) 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.

Towers Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 585
2006 536
2007 469
2008 527
2009 552
2010 578
2011 584
2012 631

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 20.6
2007 17.6
2008 21.1
2009 25.1
2010 N/A
2011 29.1
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.04957264957265
2006 0.042910447761194
2007 0.05543710021322
2008 0.053130929791271
2009 0.090579710144928
2010 0.10034602076125
2011 0.3236301369863
2012 0.13470681458003

Compare Towers Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 631 27.2:1  
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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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