William Penn Elementary



William Penn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Penn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 63
2 60
3 46
4 30
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Penn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 282 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Penn Elementary is the 5,169th largest public school in California and the 42,711th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 282
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,711th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,169th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 637th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,737th out of 6,159

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William Penn Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 145
(51%)
13,496
(49%)
 Male 137
(49%)
13,900
(51%)

William Penn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 188
(67%)
21,269
(78%)
 White 47
(17%)
2,815
(10%)
 Black 36
(13%)
2,413
(9%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
334
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
354
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
167
(1%)

William Penn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(84%)
22,357
(82%)
 Not Eligible 30
(11%)
3,101
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
1,938
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, William Penn Elementary is ranked 3,285th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Penn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.4%) 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.

William Penn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 280
2007 284
2008 267
2009 265
2010 275
2011 275
2012 282

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.7
2007 14.9
2008 19.1
2009 20.4
2010 N/A
2011 19.5
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80859375
2006 0.8
2007 0.8556338028169
2008 0.89138576779026
2009 0.92830188679245
2010 0.94909090909091
2011
2012 0.8936170212766

Compare William Penn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 89.4%
 

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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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