Starlight Elementary



Starlight Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Starlight Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 101
2 107
3 121
4 108
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Starlight Elementary is a public elementary school located in Watsonville, CA in the Pajaro Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Starlight Elementary is the 1,800th largest public school in California and the 10,315th largest nationally. It has 20.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,315th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,800th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,266th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 859th out of 6,159

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Starlight Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(52%)
7,216
(51%)
 Female 310
(48%)
6,945
(49%)

Starlight Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 619
(96%)
11,845
(84%)
 White 21
(3%)
1,944
(14%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
231
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
75
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Starlight Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(82%)
10,213
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(10%)
1,048
(7%)
 Not Eligible 50
(8%)
2,900
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Starlight Elementary is ranked 766th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Starlight Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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.

Starlight Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 580
2006 560
2007 553
2008 549
2009 578
2010 590
2011 655
2012 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 22.4
2007 20.5
2008 26.1
2009 27.5
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86896551724138
2006 0.85357142857143
2007 0.87703435804702
2008 0.89071038251366
2009 0.91695501730104
2010 0.9135593220339
2011
2012 0.92272024729521

Compare Starlight Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 92.3%
 

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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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