Independent Elementary



Independent Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independent Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 120
1 92
2 99
3 119
4 122
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independent Elementary is a public elementary school located in Castro Valley, CA in the Castro Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 653 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independent Elementary is the 1,677th largest public school in California and the 10,305th largest nationally. It has 25.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 653
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,305th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,677th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,339th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,898th out of 6,257

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Independent Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 349
(53%)
3,238
(52%)
 Female 304
(47%)
3,023
(48%)

Independent Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 244
(37%)
1,812
(29%)
 White 174
(27%)
1,885
(30%)
 Hispanic 104
(16%)
1,476
(24%)
 Two or More 86
(13%)
719
(11%)
 Black 40
(6%)
325
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Independent Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 564
(86%)
4,915
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(11%)
1,034
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
312
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Independent Elementary is ranked 5,056th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independent Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.6%) 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.

Independent Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 462
2006 521
2007 550
2008 594
2009 606
2010 593
2011 588
2012 579
2013 626
2014 625
2015 653

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.4
2007 17
2008 21.2
2009 21.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.9
2012 23.6
2013 25.6
2014 25.5
2015 25.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.036796536796537
2006 0.065259117082534
2007 0.085454545454545
2008 0.085858585858586
2009 0.069306930693069
2010 0.080944350758853
2011
2012 0.065630397236615
2013 0.092651757188498
2014 0.1056
2015 0.13629402756508

Compare Independent Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,560.0% 25.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Independent Elementary
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Public KG - 05 653 25.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 501 25.7:1 2 miles
Redwood Christian School
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Private KG - 12 650 13:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 140 23.3:1 2 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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