Sonora Elementary



Sonora Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sonora Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 90
2 78
3 61
4 72
5 82
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sonora Elementary is a public elementary school located in Costa Mesa, CA in the Newport-Mesa Unf School District. It enrolls 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sonora Elementary is the 2,930th largest public school in California and the 18,169th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,169th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,930th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,479th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

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Sonora Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 272
(51%)
5,662
(48%)
 Male 265
(49%)
6,109
(52%)

Sonora Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 396
(74%)
5,312
(45%)
 White 84
(16%)
5,385
(46%)
 Asian 34
(6%)
604
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
75
(1%)
 Black 7
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
235
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
21
(0%)

Sonora Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 375
(70%)
5,130
(44%)
 Not Eligible 111
(21%)
6,125
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
516
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sonora Elementary is ranked 1,744th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sonora Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) is 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.

Sonora Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 381
2006 377
2007 415
2008 478
2009 533
2010 565
2011 566
2012 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16
2007 16.3
2008 19.4
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 22.1
2012 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66141732283465
2006 0.72413793103448
2007 0.76385542168675
2008 0.80962343096234
2009 0.73921200750469
2010 0.68495575221239
2011
2012 0.79329608938547

Compare Sonora Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.3%
 

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Public KG - 06 537 21.5:1  
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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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