Harding Elementary



Harding Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harding Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 72
2 85
3 74
4 86
5 79
6 88
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harding Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harding Elementary is the 2,565th largest public school in California and the 16,082nd largest nationally. It has 22.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,082nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,565th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,870th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Harding Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(50%)
14,623
(51%)
 Female 283
(50%)
14,216
(49%)

Harding Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 427
(75%)
22,701
(79%)
 White 104
(18%)
2,767
(10%)
 Black 15
(3%)
2,355
(8%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
354
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
479
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Harding Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 395
(70%)
23,273
(81%)
 Not Eligible 120
(21%)
3,561
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
2,005
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Harding Elementary is ranked 1,724th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harding Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) 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.

Harding Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 502
2007 506
2008 513
2009 551
2010 504
2011 536
2012 598
2013 609
2014 549
2015 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21.8
2007 18.3
2008 22.3
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 21.8
2012 22.7
2013 23.4
2014 21.1
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63102725366876
2006 0.63545816733068
2007 0.62648221343874
2008 0.65302144249513
2009 0.77676950998185
2010 0.74206349206349
2011 0.32835820895522
2012 0.69397993311037
2013 0.75205254515599
2014 0.75045537340619
2015 0.78835978835979

Compare Harding Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 78.8%
 

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