Avenal Elementary



Avenal Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Avenal Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 110
2 100
3 91
4 80
5 88
6 180
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Avenal Elementary is a public elementary school located in Avenal, CA in the Reef-Sunset Unf School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. Avenal Elementary is the 958th largest public school in California and the 5,378th largest nationally. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,378th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 958th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,597th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,319th out of 6,159

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Avenal Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 379
(50%)
777
(50%)
 Male 378
(50%)
792
(50%)

Avenal Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 735
(97%)
1,530
(98%)
 White 13
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Avenal Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 668
(88%)
1,402
(89%)
 Not Eligible 89
(12%)
167
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Avenal Elementary is ranked 478th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Avenal Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.2%) is significantly 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.

Avenal Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 636
2006 749
2007 768
2008 757
2009 796
2010 722
2011 782
2012 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20.2
2007 19.2
2008 20.5
2009 24.1
2010 N/A
2011 24.4
2012 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99528301886792
2006
2007 0.80989583333333
2008 0.92734478203435
2009 0.97989949748744
2010 0.9792243767313
2011 0.23529411764706
2012 0.88243064729194

Compare Avenal Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 88.2%
 

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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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