Whale Gulch Elementary



Whale Gulch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 2
2 5
3 5
4 3
5 5
6 1
7 4
8 3
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whale Gulch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whitethorn, CA in the Leggett Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 30 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whale Gulch Elementary is the 6,034th largest public school in California and the 55,232nd largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 30
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,232nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 6,034th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 202nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,993rd out of 6,159

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Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 19
(63%)
52
(58%)
 Female 11
(37%)
38
(42%)

Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 24
(80%)
74
(82%)
 American Indian 4
(13%)
10
(11%)
 Black 1
(3%)
1
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(3%)
4
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Whale Gulch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 27
(90%)
43
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(7%)
18
(20%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
29
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Whale Gulch Elementary is ranked 6,035th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whale Gulch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) 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.

Whale Gulch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 28
2006 33
2007 31
2008 31
2009 32
2010 34
2011 35
2012 30

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 16.5
2007 10.3
2008 5.6
2009 12.5
2010 N/A
2011 15.2
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.035714285714286
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.17142857142857
2012 0.1

Compare Whale Gulch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whale Gulch Elementary
Whitethorn, CA
Public KG - 08 30 12:1  
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Public KG - 07 106 26.5:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 07 298 24.8:1 13 miles
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Public KG - 08 60 12.4:1 16 miles
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Public KG - 12 735 15.1:1 22 miles
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Public KG - 06 62 20.7:1 24 miles
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