Palm Avenue Elementary



Palm Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 108
2 95
3 87
4 85
5 87
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wasco, CA in the Wasco Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 654 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Avenue Elementary is the 1,728th largest public school in California and the 9,911th largest nationally. It has 27.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,911th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,728th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,993rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,462nd out of 6,159

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Palm Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 343
(52%)
1,433
(52%)
 Female 311
(48%)
1,321
(48%)

Palm Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 600
(92%)
2,557
(93%)
 White 33
(5%)
116
(4%)
 Black 15
(2%)
64
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palm Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 479
(73%)
2,045
(74%)
 Not Eligible 125
(19%)
498
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(8%)
211
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palm Avenue Elementary is ranked 1,074th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is 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.

Palm Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1023
2006 1033
2007 730
2008 741
2009 720
2010 698
2011 699
2012 654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.4
2006 24.6
2007 17.6
2008 19.6
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 27.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88954056695992
2006 0.91771539206196
2007 0.87534246575342
2008 0.8582995951417
2009 0.87777777777778
2010 0.96275071633238
2011 0.51072961373391
2012 0.80886850152905

Compare Palm Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.9%
 

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Palm Avenue Elementary
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Public KG - 06 654 27.8:1  
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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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