W. R. Nelson Elementary



W. R. Nelson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W. R. Nelson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 105
2 97
3 106
4 119
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W. R. Nelson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tustin, CA in the Tustin Unf School District. It enrolls 636 students in grades 1st through 12th. W. R. Nelson Elementary is the 1,902nd largest public school in California and the 10,980th largest nationally. It has 31.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,980th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,902nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,962nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,321st out of 6,159

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W. R. Nelson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 320
(50%)
8,054
(49%)
 Male 316
(50%)
8,409
(51%)

W. R. Nelson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 425
(67%)
7,694
(47%)
 White 107
(17%)
4,729
(29%)
 Asian 71
(11%)
3,134
(19%)
 Black 20
(3%)
335
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
474
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
60
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
37
(0%)

W. R. Nelson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 310
(49%)
6,172
(37%)
 Not Eligible 236
(37%)
9,190
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(14%)
1,101
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, W. R. Nelson Elementary is ranked 1,965th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W. R. Nelson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.9%) 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.

W. R. Nelson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 579
2006 559
2007 573
2008 586
2009 616
2010 628
2011 650
2012 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 20.7
2007 20.5
2008 21.7
2009 26.2
2010 N/A
2011 29.5
2012 31

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32815198618307
2006 0.40966010733453
2007 0.45898778359511
2008 0.51023890784983
2009 0.55032467532468
2010 0.59235668789809
2011 0.53076923076923
2012 0.62893081761006

Compare W. R. Nelson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,100.0% 31.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 62.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 636 31:1  
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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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