Parkmead Elementary



Parkmead Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkmead Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 67
2 82
3 99
4 106
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Parkmead Elementary is a public elementary school located in Walnut Creek, CA in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. It enrolls 522 students in grades 1st through 12th. Parkmead Elementary is the 3,091st largest public school in California and the 19,513th largest nationally. It has 21.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 522
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,513th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,091st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,420th out of 6,159

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Parkmead Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(50%)
1,831
(52%)
 Female 261
(50%)
1,710
(48%)

Parkmead Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(65%)
2,165
(61%)
 Asian 71
(14%)
578
(16%)
 Hispanic 66
(13%)
497
(14%)
 Two or More 36
(7%)
173
(5%)
 Black 6
(1%)
95
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Parkmead Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 489
(94%)
3,200
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
242
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Parkmead Elementary is ranked 5,561st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkmead Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) 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.

Parkmead Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 399
2006 380
2007 377
2008 469
2009 492
2010 508
2011 522
2012 522

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.8
2007 14.4
2008 19.5
2009 21.4
2010 N/A
2011 22.8
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.045112781954887
2006 0.036842105263158
2007 0.053050397877984
2008 0.051172707889126
2009 0.069105691056911
2010 0.076771653543307
2011
2012 0.063218390804598

Compare Parkmead Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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