Christian Sorensen Elementary



Christian Sorensen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christian Sorensen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 86
2 76
3 81
4 67
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christian Sorensen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christian Sorensen Elementary is the 3,836th largest public school in California and the 26,153rd largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,153rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,836th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,381st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Christian Sorensen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 236
(52%)
2,797
(48%)
 Male 217
(48%)
3,035
(52%)

Christian Sorensen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 430
(95%)
5,296
(91%)
 White 14
(3%)
230
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
224
(4%)
 Black 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Christian Sorensen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 316
(70%)
3,493
(60%)
 Not Eligible 91
(20%)
1,698
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(10%)
641
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Christian Sorensen Elementary is ranked 2,283rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christian Sorensen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) is 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.

Christian Sorensen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 555
2006 494
2007 460
2008 470
2009 442
2010 442
2011 438
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 18.3
2007 18.4
2008 21.9
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63423423423423
2006 0.51012145748988
2007 0.68478260869565
2008 0.71702127659574
2009 0.71493212669683
2010 0.63574660633484
2011 0.35616438356164
2012 0.79911699779249

Compare Christian Sorensen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 453 26.6:1  
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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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