Neal Dow Elementary



Neal Dow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Neal Dow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 53
2 57
3 53
4 62
5 63
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Neal Dow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chico, CA in the Chico Unified School District. It enrolls 402 students in grades 1st through 12th. Neal Dow Elementary is the 4,405th largest public school in California and the 31,866th largest nationally. It has 25.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 402
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,866th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,405th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,420th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,735th out of 6,257

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Neal Dow Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 222
(55%)
3,976
(52%)
 Female 180
(45%)
3,694
(48%)

Neal Dow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 267
(66%)
4,635
(60%)
 Hispanic 60
(15%)
1,851
(24%)
 Asian 27
(7%)
416
(5%)
 Two or More 24
(6%)
425
(6%)
 Black 14
(3%)
184
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
36
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
123
(2%)

Neal Dow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 195
(49%)
3,981
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(43%)
3,192
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(9%)
497
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Neal Dow Elementary is ranked 3,877th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Neal Dow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.5%) is slightly 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.

Neal Dow Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 434
2006 457
2007 445
2008 457
2009 445
2010 434
2011 426
2012 434
2013 412
2014 386
2015 402

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 19.9
2007 19
2008 21.6
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 22
2013 25.8
2014 25.1
2015 25.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38940092165899
2006 0.4617067833698
2007 0.44044943820225
2008 0.42013129102845
2009 0.45393258426966
2010 0.47465437788018
2011 0.25352112676056
2012 0.55760368663594
2013 0.53398058252427
2014 0.53367875647668
2015 0.51492537313433

Compare Neal Dow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,570.0% 25.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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