Poinsettia Elementary



Poinsettia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poinsettia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 107
1 89
2 81
3 95
4 95
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poinsettia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Carlsbad, CA in the Carlsbad Unified School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Poinsettia Elementary is the 2,877th largest public school in California and the 18,342nd largest nationally. It has 26.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,877th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,878th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,342nd out of 6,257

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Poinsettia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(51%)
3,931
(53%)
 Female 266
(49%)
3,542
(47%)

Poinsettia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 288
(53%)
4,206
(56%)
 Hispanic 145
(27%)
2,035
(27%)
 Asian 49
(9%)
569
(8%)
 Two or More 47
(9%)
517
(7%)
 Black 9
(2%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

Poinsettia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 419
(78%)
5,921
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(19%)
1,201
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
351
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Poinsettia Elementary is ranked 4,704th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poinsettia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.4%) is significantly 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.

Poinsettia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 424
2008 511
2009 534
2010 522
2011 541
2012 504
2013 548
2014 552
2015 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 21.2
2008 22.6
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 30.1
2012 28
2013 31.3
2014 26.9
2015 26.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.099056603773585
2008 0.25244618395303
2009 0.26029962546816
2010 0.25862068965517
2011 0.68207024029575
2012 0.25793650793651
2013 0.18795620437956
2014 0.21376811594203
2015 0.22407407407407

Compare Poinsettia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,630.0% 26.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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