Palomares Elementary



Palomares Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palomares Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 22
2 22
3 24
4 27
5 25
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palomares Elementary is a public elementary school located in Castro Valley, CA in the Castro Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 140 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palomares Elementary is the 5,761st largest public school in California and the 51,373rd largest nationally. It has 23.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,373rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,761st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,328th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,825th out of 6,257

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Palomares Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 77
(55%)
3,238
(52%)
 Female 63
(45%)
3,023
(48%)

Palomares Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 68
(49%)
1,885
(30%)
 Hispanic 33
(24%)
1,476
(24%)
 Asian 16
(11%)
1,812
(29%)
 Two or More 16
(11%)
719
(11%)
 Black 5
(4%)
325
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
13
(0%)

Palomares Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 122
(87%)
4,915
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(9%)
1,034
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(4%)
312
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Palomares Elementary is ranked 5,960th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palomares Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.9%) 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.

Palomares Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 135
2006 130
2007 123
2008 131
2009 137
2010 150
2011 145
2012 157
2013 151
2014 142
2015 140

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 18.6
2007 15.4
2008 21.8
2009 19.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 24.8
2013 25.2
2014 23.7
2015 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1037037037037
2006 0.076923076923077
2007 0.089430894308943
2008 0.061068702290076
2009 0.072992700729927
2010 0.12
2011
2012 0.095541401273885
2013 0.11920529801325
2014 0.098591549295775
2015 0.12857142857143

Compare Palomares Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 140 23.3:1  
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Redwood Christian School
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Private KG - 12 650 13:1 3 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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