Torch Middle School



Torch Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Torch Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 248
7 271
8 245
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Torch Middle School is a public elementary school located in City of Industry, CA in the Bassett Unf School District. It enrolls 764 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 764
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Torch Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 386
(51%)
1,495
(50%)
 Male 378
(49%)
1,482
(50%)

Torch Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 722
(95%)
2,806
(94%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
85
(3%)
 White 8
(1%)
57
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Torch Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 652
(85%)
2,458
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
298
(10%)
 Not Eligible 46
(6%)
221
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Torch Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Torch Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 858
2006 805
2007 789
2008 739
2009 762
2010 839
2011 786
2012 764

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.4
2006 25.3
2007 22.2
2008 24.7
2009 26.3
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82517482517483
2006 0.98385093167702
2007 0.70722433460076
2008 0.84167794316644
2009 0.87926509186352
2010 0.87127532777116
2011 0.8498727735369
2012 0.93979057591623

Compare Torch Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.0%
 

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Public 06 - 08 764 24.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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