Daniel Phelan Elementary



Daniel Phelan Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Daniel Phelan Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 86
2 77
3 94
4 74
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Daniel Phelan Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 491 students in grades 1st through 12th. Daniel Phelan Elementary is the 3,462nd largest public school in California and the 22,354th largest nationally. It has 27.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 491
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,354th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,462nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,993rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,190th out of 6,159

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Daniel Phelan Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 250
(51%)
3,035
(52%)
 Female 241
(49%)
2,797
(48%)

Daniel Phelan Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 468
(95%)
5,296
(91%)
 White 11
(2%)
230
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
224
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
45
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Daniel Phelan Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(66%)
3,493
(60%)
 Not Eligible 118
(24%)
1,698
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(10%)
641
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Daniel Phelan Elementary is ranked 2,174th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Daniel Phelan Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) 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.

Daniel Phelan Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 541
2006 523
2007 528
2008 533
2009 536
2010 499
2011 505
2012 491

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 19.4
2007 18.2
2008 22.6
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 28.6
2012 27.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67467652495379
2006 0.7151051625239
2007 0.69128787878788
2008 0.70919324577861
2009 0.73880597014925
2010 0.70541082164329
2011 0.96831683168317
2012 0.75967413441955

Compare Daniel Phelan Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 491 27.8:1  
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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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