Barbara Benson Elementary



Barbara Benson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 54
2 70
3 54
4 66
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Barbara Benson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tustin, CA in the Tustin Unf School District. It enrolls 355 students in grades 1st through 12th. Barbara Benson Elementary is the 4,764th largest public school in California and the 36,183rd largest nationally. It has 31.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,183rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,764th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,030th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,291st out of 6,159

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Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 185
(52%)
8,409
(51%)
 Female 170
(48%)
8,054
(49%)

Barbara Benson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 189
(53%)
7,694
(47%)
 White 113
(32%)
4,729
(29%)
 Asian 32
(9%)
3,134
(19%)
 Black 11
(3%)
335
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
474
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
60
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Barbara Benson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 189
(53%)
9,190
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(37%)
6,172
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(10%)
1,101
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Barbara Benson Elementary is ranked 4,132nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Barbara Benson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.8%) is slightly 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.

Barbara Benson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 319
2007 354
2008 386
2009 397
2010 390
2011 399
2012 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.8
2007 17.7
2008 20.3
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.6
2012 31.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24629080118694
2006 0.2884012539185
2007 0.32768361581921
2008 0.32642487046632
2009 0.37783375314861
2010 0.38974358974359
2011 0.045112781954887
2012 0.46760563380282

Compare Barbara Benson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,170.0% 31.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Barbara Benson Elementary
Tustin, CA
Public KG - 05 355 31.7:1  
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Private PK - 08 531 16:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 398 28.4:1 1 miles
Grace Harbor School
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Private PK - 05 94 11:1 1 miles
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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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