Whitethorn Elementary



Whitethorn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitethorn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 15
1 17
2 13
3 15
4 18
5 10
6 9
7 9
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitethorn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whitethorn, CA in the Southern Humboldt Joint Unf School District. It enrolls 106 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitethorn Elementary is the 5,778th largest public school in California and the 52,641st largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 106
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,641st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,778th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,329th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,887th out of 6,159

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Whitethorn Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 54
(51%)
256
(50%)
 Female 52
(49%)
258
(50%)

Whitethorn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 91
(86%)
402
(78%)
 Two or More 7
(7%)
24
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(5%)
65
(13%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
8
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whitethorn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 69
(65%)
261
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(29%)
184
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(6%)
69
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Whitethorn Elementary is ranked 5,508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitethorn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.9%) is 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.

Whitethorn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 43
2006 54
2007 53
2008 65
2009 77
2010 79
2011 80
2012 106

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 18
2007 17.7
2008 21.7
2009 25.7
2010 N/A
2011 26.7
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53488372093023
2006 0.44444444444444
2007 0.45283018867925
2008 0.41538461538462
2009 0.46753246753247
2010 0.45569620253165
2011
2012 0.34905660377358

Compare Whitethorn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 07 106 26.5:1  
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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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