Buttonwillow Elementary



Buttonwillow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buttonwillow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 36
2 37
3 43
4 45
5 44
6 45
7 40
8 35
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buttonwillow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Buttonwillow, CA in the Buttonwillow Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buttonwillow Elementary is the 4,635th largest public school in California and the 34,222nd largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,222nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,635th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,026th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,029th out of 6,257

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Buttonwillow Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 195
(51%)
195
(51%)
 Female 184
(49%)
184
(49%)

Buttonwillow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 339
(89%)
339
(89%)
 White 32
(8%)
32
(8%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buttonwillow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 343
(91%)
343
(91%)
 Not Eligible 20
(5%)
20
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
16
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Buttonwillow Elementary is ranked 2,474th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buttonwillow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.7%) is significantly 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.

Buttonwillow Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 380
2006 389
2007 371
2008 386
2009 386
2010 372
2011 367
2012 342
2013 338
2014 343
2015 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.5
2007 14
2008 16.8
2009 16.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.1
2012 18
2013 18.8
2014 17.2
2015 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92894736842105
2006 0.9305912596401
2007 0.91105121293801
2008 0.90155440414508
2009 0.96632124352332
2010 0.97311827956989
2011 0.94822888283379
2012 0.96783625730994
2013 0.8491124260355
2014 0.9533527696793
2015 0.94722955145119

Compare Buttonwillow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 94.7%
 

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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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