Pajaro Middle School



Pajaro Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pajaro Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 143
7 145
8 129
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pajaro Middle School is a public elementary school located in Watsonville, CA in the Pajaro Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 29.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14

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Pajaro Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 217
(52%)
6,945
(49%)
 Male 200
(48%)
7,216
(51%)

Pajaro Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 410
(98%)
11,845
(84%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,944
(14%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
231
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
75
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Pajaro Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(85%)
10,213
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(9%)
1,048
(7%)
 Not Eligible 25
(6%)
2,900
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Pajaro Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) 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.

Pajaro Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 518
2006 452
2007 427
2008 447
2009 438
2010 417
2011 405
2012 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 31.8
2006 21.6
2007 21.9
2008 34.4
2009 39.8
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 29.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86293436293436
2006 0.84513274336283
2007 0.87353629976581
2008 0.89485458612975
2009 0.94977168949772
2010 0.88249400479616
2011
2012 0.9400479616307

Compare Pajaro Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,980.0% 29.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.0%
 

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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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