Laurel Elementary



Laurel Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 118
2 139
3 120
4 124
5 138
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurel Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 756 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurel Elementary is the 965th largest public school in California and the 5,424th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,424th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 965th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,025th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 856th out of 6,159

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Laurel Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 416
(55%)
4,694
(52%)
 Female 340
(45%)
4,407
(48%)

Laurel Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 693
(92%)
7,366
(81%)
 White 47
(6%)
1,289
(14%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
260
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
88
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
54
(1%)

Laurel Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(51%)
3,453
(38%)
 Not Eligible 287
(38%)
4,744
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(12%)
904
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Laurel Elementary is ranked 1,463rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is slightly 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.

Laurel Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 867
2006 864
2007 840
2008 836
2009 800
2010 790
2011 782
2012 756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 20
2007 18.7
2008 19.4
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 23.6
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53517877739331
2006 0.53356481481481
2007 0.59166666666667
2008 0.69377990430622
2009 0.69375
2010 0.69493670886076
2011
2012 0.62037037037037

Compare Laurel Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 62.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 756 24.3:1  
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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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