Emerson Elementary



Emerson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Emerson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 64
2 44
3 55
4 48
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Emerson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Berkeley, CA in the Berkeley Unified School District. It enrolls 305 students in grades 1st through 12th. Emerson Elementary is the 5,138th largest public school in California and the 41,133rd largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 305
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,133rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,138th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 886th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,903rd out of 6,257

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Emerson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 160
(52%)
3,596
(52%)
 Female 145
(48%)
3,298
(48%)

Emerson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 116
(38%)
2,641
(38%)
 Black 65
(21%)
1,119
(16%)
 Hispanic 54
(18%)
1,633
(24%)
 Two or More 44
(14%)
962
(14%)
 Asian 26
(9%)
515
(7%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Emerson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 179
(59%)
4,174
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(35%)
2,269
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
451
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Emerson Elementary is ranked 4,656th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Emerson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.3%) is 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.

Emerson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 220
2006 235
2007 233
2008 307
2009 314
2010 306
2011 291
2012 288
2013 297
2014 295
2015 305

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13.2
2007 11.3
2008 15.8
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 24.5
2013 23.3
2014 20.7
2015 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65
2006 0.64255319148936
2007 0.62231759656652
2008 0.50162866449511
2009 0.52547770700637
2010 0.55555555555556
2011 0.31958762886598
2012 0.48263888888889
2013 0.41750841750842
2014 0.35254237288136
2015 0.41311475409836

Compare Emerson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 305 20.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 292 20.9:1 1 miles
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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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