Berkshire Elementary



Berkshire Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Berkshire Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 175
1 135
2 142
3 128
4 141
5 150
6 173
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Berkshire Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. It enrolls 1,044 students in grades 1st through 12th. Berkshire Elementary is the 153rd largest public school in California and the 1,067th largest nationally. It has 28.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,044
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,067th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 153rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,837th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 376th out of 6,257

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Berkshire Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 555
(53%)
7,056
(52%)
 Female 489
(47%)
6,636
(48%)

Berkshire Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 688
(66%)
7,666
(56%)
 White 162
(16%)
3,146
(23%)
 Asian 124
(12%)
1,220
(9%)
 Black 56
(5%)
1,253
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
272
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
88
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
47
(0%)

Berkshire Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 659
(63%)
7,305
(53%)
 Not Eligible 226
(22%)
4,769
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 159
(15%)
1,618
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Berkshire Elementary is ranked 171st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Berkshire Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) 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.

Berkshire Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 896
2006 963
2007 1049
2008 989
2009 994
2010 979
2011 1022
2012 1021
2013 1074
2014 1003
2015 1044

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 19.7
2007 20.3
2008 20.6
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 33.5
2012 29.5
2013 30.1
2014 25.7
2015 28.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59821428571429
2006 0.60539979231568
2007 0.57578646329838
2008 0.6309403437816
2009 0.68812877263581
2010 0.75689479060266
2011 0.70352250489237
2012 0.74045053868756
2013 0.76629422718808
2014 0.77367896311067
2015 0.78352490421456

Compare Berkshire Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,850.0% 28.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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