Los Altos Elementary



Los Altos Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Los Altos Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 113
2 104
3 111
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Los Altos Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the South Whittier Elementary School District. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. Los Altos Elementary is the 4,121st largest public school in California and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 29.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,121st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,540th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,876th out of 6,159

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Los Altos Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 241
(56%)
1,373
(53%)
 Female 186
(44%)
1,196
(47%)

Los Altos Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 408
(96%)
2,407
(94%)
 White 11
(3%)
98
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
43
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Los Altos Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(77%)
1,915
(75%)
 Not Eligible 60
(14%)
386
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
268
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Los Altos Elementary is ranked 2,236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Los Altos Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) 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.

Los Altos Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 479
2006 467
2007 494
2008 430
2009 455
2010 487
2011 464
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.7
2007 19.8
2008 19.5
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 30.9
2012 29.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74112734864301
2006 0.81370449678801
2007 0.67004048582996
2008 0.74418604651163
2009 0.87472527472527
2010 0.76796714579055
2011 0.99353448275862
2012 0.85948477751756

Compare Los Altos Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,920.0% 29.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Los Altos Elementary
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Public KG - 03 427 29.2:1  
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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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