West Mall Alternative



West Mall Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mall Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 2
2 4
3 1
4 5
5 5
6 3
7 4
8 6
9 6
10 14
11 18
12 17

West Mall Alternative is a public elementary school located in Atascadero, CA in the Atascadero Unified School District. It enrolls 90 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Mall Alternative is the 5,925th largest public school in California and the 53,503rd largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 90
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,503rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,925th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,160th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,980th out of 6,257

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West Mall Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 48
(53%)
1,637
(50%)
 Male 42
(47%)
1,669
(50%)

West Mall Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 62
(69%)
2,162
(65%)
 Hispanic 15
(17%)
897
(27%)
 Black 7
(8%)
39
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
114
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
26
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
63
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

West Mall Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 69
(77%)
2,064
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 18
(20%)
987
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
255
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, West Mall Alternative is ranked 5,915th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mall Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

West Mall Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 96
2006 82
2007 115
2008 114
2009 108
2010 93
2011 49
2012 67
2013 86
2014 84
2015 90

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.4
2006 12.2
2007 26.7
2008 25.3
2009 29.8
2010 N/A
2011 15.3
2012 19.4
2013 24.6
2014 24.5
2015 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.020833333333333
2006 0.036585365853659
2007 0.060869565217391
2008 0.10526315789474
2009 0.11111111111111
2010 0.086021505376344
2011
2012 0.17910447761194
2013 0.19767441860465
2014 0.20238095238095
2015 0.23333333333333

Compare West Mall Alternative to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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West Mall Alternative
Atascadero, CA
Public KG - 12 90 21.4:1  
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Public KG - 06 522 27.5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 63 21.6:1 3 miles
Templeton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 522 21.5:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 347 26.7:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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