Valley Alternative Magnet



Valley Alternative Magnet Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Alternative Magnet Students by Grade
PK 0
K 23
1 20
2 42
3 44
4 56
5 59
6 53
7 57
8 59
9 64
10 44
11 37
12 39

Valley Alternative Magnet is a public elementary school located in Van Nuys, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 597 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Alternative Magnet is the 2,253rd largest public school in California and the 13,488th largest nationally. It has 27.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,488th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,253rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,655th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Valley Alternative Magnet Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(51%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 294
(49%)
227,963
(49%)

Valley Alternative Magnet Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(43%)
45,323
(10%)
 Hispanic 240
(40%)
345,197
(74%)
 Asian 69
(12%)
27,887
(6%)
 Black 31
(5%)
43,431
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1,764
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,939
(0%)

Valley Alternative Magnet Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 296
(50%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 236
(40%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(11%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Valley Alternative Magnet is ranked 2,291st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Alternative Magnet students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) 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.

Valley Alternative Magnet Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 576
2006 561
2007 550
2008 571
2009 602
2010 641
2011 602
2012 597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 20.8
2007 17.6
2008 22
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 27.4
2012 27.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5625
2006 0.5650623885918
2007 0.59818181818182
2008 0.56567425569177
2009 0.60797342192691
2010 0.34633385335413
2011 0.038205980066445
2012 0.60469011725293

Compare Valley Alternative Magnet to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,710.0% 27.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 60.5%
 

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Valley Alternative Magnet
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Public KG - 12 597 27.1:1  
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Private PK - 08 160 8:1 2 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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