Blue Lake Elementary



Blue Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 20
2 17
3 22
4 12
5 19
6 23
7 21
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Blue Lake, CA in the Blue Lake Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 175 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Lake Elementary is the 5,657th largest public school in California and the 49,714th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 175
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,714th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,657th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 953rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,660th out of 6,257

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Blue Lake Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 97
(55%)
97
(55%)
 Female 78
(45%)
78
(45%)

Blue Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 105
(60%)
105
(60%)
 Two or More 33
(19%)
33
(19%)
 Hispanic 19
(11%)
19
(11%)
 American Indian 17
(10%)
17
(10%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blue Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 98
(56%)
98
(56%)
 Not Eligible 64
(37%)
64
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(7%)
13
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Blue Lake Elementary is ranked 4,818th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.4%) is slightly 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.

Blue Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 174
2006 151
2007 147
2008 157
2009 150
2010 162
2011 137
2012 152
2013 158
2014 188
2015 175

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17
2007 14
2008 16.7
2009 13.8
2010 N/A
2011 16.3
2012 19.8
2013 20
2014 20.9
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51149425287356
2006 0.47682119205298
2007 0.50340136054422
2008 0.51592356687898
2009 0.52666666666667
2010 0.59259259259259
2011
2012 0.47368421052632
2013 0.5126582278481
2014 0.57978723404255
2015 0.63428571428571

Compare Blue Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 63.4%
 

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