Shaffer Elementary



Shaffer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaffer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 82
2 80
3 81
4 66
5 68
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaffer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Atwater, CA in the Atwater Elementary School District. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaffer Elementary is the 2,741st largest public school in California and the 17,233rd largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,233rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,741st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,555th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,409th out of 6,257

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Shaffer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 295
(53%)
2,024
(53%)
 Female 258
(47%)
1,818
(47%)

Shaffer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 371
(67%)
2,705
(70%)
 White 109
(20%)
789
(21%)
 Asian 39
(7%)
148
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
91
(2%)
 Black 16
(3%)
80
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Shaffer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 428
(77%)
2,839
(74%)
 Not Eligible 72
(13%)
593
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
410
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Shaffer Elementary is ranked 1,489th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaffer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.0%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Shaffer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 572
2007 575
2008 558
2009 506
2010 478
2011 482
2012 463
2013 498
2014 528
2015 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 21.2
2007 19.8
2008 21.5
2009 23
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 27.2
2013 27.7
2014 26.4
2015 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76867030965392
2006 0.76923076923077
2007 0.67826086956522
2008 0.7921146953405
2009 0.68379446640316
2010 0.83891213389121
2011 0.68257261410788
2012 0.86393088552916
2013 0.83935742971888
2014 0.91098484848485
2015 0.86980108499096

Compare Shaffer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 87.0%
 

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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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