Voorhies Elementary



Voorhies Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Voorhies Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 115
1 135
2 147
3 143
4 120
5 140
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Voorhies Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 902 students in grades 1st through 12th. Voorhies Elementary is the 392nd largest public school in California and the 2,155th largest nationally. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 902
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,155th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 392nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,626th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 181st out of 6,159

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Voorhies Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 466
(52%)
13,496
(49%)
 Male 436
(48%)
13,900
(51%)

Voorhies Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 805
(89%)
21,269
(78%)
 White 59
(7%)
2,815
(10%)
 Black 22
(2%)
2,413
(9%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
167
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
354
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
334
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Voorhies Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 707
(78%)
22,357
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(12%)
1,938
(7%)
 Not Eligible 83
(9%)
3,101
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Voorhies Elementary is ranked 149th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Voorhies Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.8%) 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.

Voorhies Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 729
2006 748
2007 786
2008 765
2009 889
2010 910
2011 944
2012 902

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 20.2
2007 19.5
2008 20.1
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 22.1
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91632373113855
2006 0.85828877005348
2007 0.85114503816794
2008 0.85228758169935
2009 0.90213723284589
2010 0.9010989010989
2011 0.70233050847458
2012 0.9079822616408

Compare Voorhies Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 90.8%
 

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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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