Valencia Elementary



Valencia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valencia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 78
2 70
3 90
4 79
5 84
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valencia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Aptos, CA in the Pajaro Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valencia Elementary is the 2,891st largest public school in California and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 28.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,891st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,245th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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Valencia Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 299
(55%)
7,216
(51%)
 Female 241
(45%)
6,945
(49%)

Valencia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 367
(68%)
1,944
(14%)
 Hispanic 146
(27%)
11,845
(84%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
231
(2%)
 Black 9
(2%)
75
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Valencia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 346
(64%)
2,900
(20%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(33%)
10,213
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
1,048
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Valencia Elementary is ranked 3,844th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valencia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) 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.

Valencia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 533
2006 545
2007 553
2008 545
2009 567
2010 541
2011 526
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 21.8
2007 22.1
2008 24.8
2009 24.7
2010 N/A
2011 27.7
2012 28.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22326454033771
2006 0.21467889908257
2007 0.20614828209765
2008 0.22018348623853
2009 0.28218694885362
2010 0.30314232902033
2011 0.33079847908745
2012 0.35925925925926

Compare Valencia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,840.0% 28.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valencia Elementary
Aptos, CA
Public KG - 06 540 28.4:1  
Twin Lakes Christian School
Aptos, CA
Private KG - 07 219 18:1 2 miles
Mar Vista Elementary
Aptos, CA
Public KG - 06 446 26.2:1 2 miles
Magic Apple School
Aptos, CA
Private 02 - 06 61 10:1 2 miles
Rio Del Mar Elementary
Aptos, CA
Public KG - 06 588 28:1 2 miles
Santa Cruz Montessori School
Aptos, CA
Private PK - 08 288 12:1 3 miles
New Brighton Middle School
Capitola, CA
Public 06 - 08 686 22.9:1 3 miles
Aptos Academy
Aptos, CA
Private PK - 08 95 7:1 3 miles
Tara Redwood School
Soquel, CA
Private PK - 03 51 8:1 4 miles
Soquel Elementary
Soquel, CA
Public KG - 05 423 28.2:1 4 miles
Main Street Elementary
Soquel, CA
Public KG - 05 494 29.1:1 4 miles
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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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