Amesti Elementary



Amesti Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amesti Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 123
2 96
3 110
4 97
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amesti Elementary is a public elementary school located in Watsonville, CA in the Pajaro Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 641 students in grades 1st through 12th. Amesti Elementary is the 1,854th largest public school in California and the 10,668th largest nationally. It has 29.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 641
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,668th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,854th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,506th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Amesti Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 354
(55%)
7,216
(51%)
 Female 287
(45%)
6,945
(49%)

Amesti Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 616
(96%)
11,845
(84%)
 White 14
(2%)
1,944
(14%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
231
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
75
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Amesti Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 564
(88%)
10,213
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
1,048
(7%)
 Not Eligible 37
(6%)
2,900
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Amesti Elementary is ranked 734th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amesti Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) is significantly 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.

Amesti Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 607
2007 592
2008 586
2009 609
2010 596
2011 620
2012 641

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 20.9
2007 20.4
2008 27.9
2009 24.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 29.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88870967741935
2006 0.86326194398682
2007 0.89358108108108
2008 0.88907849829352
2009 0.92610837438424
2010 0.94463087248322
2011
2012 0.94227769110764

Compare Amesti Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,910.0% 29.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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