Downtown Elementary



Downtown Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Downtown Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 36
1 35
2 37
3 34
4 37
5 34
6 35
7 33
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Downtown Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Downtown Elementary is the 5,122nd largest public school in California and the 40,894th largest nationally. It has 22.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,894th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,122nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,445th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,969th out of 6,257

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Downtown Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 175
(57%)
14,216
(49%)
 Male 133
(43%)
14,623
(51%)

Downtown Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 132
(43%)
22,701
(79%)
 White 127
(41%)
2,767
(10%)
 Black 26
(8%)
2,355
(8%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
479
(2%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
354
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Downtown Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(83%)
3,561
(12%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(10%)
23,273
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(7%)
2,005
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Downtown Elementary is ranked 5,486th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Downtown Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.9%) 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.

Downtown Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 294
2006 287
2007 289
2008 305
2009 311
2010 297
2011 294
2012 310
2013 320
2014 314
2015 308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.5
2007 17.2
2008 20.7
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 22.3
2012 21.8
2013 22.9
2014 22.4
2015 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22108843537415
2006 0.24390243902439
2007 0.20069204152249
2008 0.2
2009 0.2475884244373
2010 0.21885521885522
2011 0.32993197278912
2012 0.21290322580645
2013 0.196875
2014 0.19426751592357
2015 0.16883116883117

Compare Downtown Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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