Palo Verde Elementary



Palo Verde Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palo Verde Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 61
2 66
3 53
4 57
5 64
6 57
7 54
8 60
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palo Verde Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tulare, CA in the Palo Verde Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 533 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palo Verde Elementary is the 2,962nd largest public school in California and the 18,536th largest nationally. It has 24.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 533
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,536th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,962nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,963rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Palo Verde Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 273
(51%)
273
(51%)
 Female 260
(49%)
260
(49%)

Palo Verde Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 437
(82%)
437
(82%)
 White 81
(15%)
81
(15%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palo Verde Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(85%)
452
(85%)
 Not Eligible 51
(10%)
51
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
30
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palo Verde Elementary is ranked 1,382nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palo Verde Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.4%) is significantly 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.

Palo Verde Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 509
2006 493
2007 524
2008 549
2009 573
2010 554
2011 555
2012 533

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.1
2006 21.4
2007 20.5
2008 18.9
2009 22.9
2010 N/A
2011 25.2
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69941060903733
2006 0.82758620689655
2007 0.79389312977099
2008 0.7632058287796
2009 0.89703315881326
2010 0.90794223826715
2011 0.10990990990991
2012 0.90431519699812

Compare Palo Verde Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 90.4%
 

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Public KG - 08 533 24.2:1  
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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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