Bess Maxwell Elementary



Bess Maxwell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 48
2 39
3 41
4 45
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bess Maxwell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Crescent City, CA in the Del Norte County Unified School District. It enrolls 269 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bess Maxwell Elementary is the 5,300th largest public school in California and the 44,114th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 269
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,114th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,300th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,206th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,240th out of 6,257

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Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 140
(52%)
1,341
(51%)
 Female 129
(48%)
1,276
(49%)

Bess Maxwell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 123
(46%)
1,353
(52%)
 Hispanic 56
(21%)
590
(23%)
 Asian 45
(17%)
157
(6%)
 American Indian 23
(9%)
366
(14%)
 Two or More 13
(5%)
122
(5%)
 Black 7
(3%)
22
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
7
(0%)

Bess Maxwell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(74%)
1,580
(60%)
 Not Eligible 46
(17%)
865
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(9%)
172
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Bess Maxwell Elementary is ranked 3,726th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bess Maxwell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Bess Maxwell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 293
2006 292
2007 292
2008 290
2009 271
2010 269
2011 279
2012 278
2013 285
2014 264
2015 269

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 18.5
2007 16.7
2008 18.1
2009 18.1
2010 N/A
2011 18.6
2012 18.5
2013 20.4
2014 22
2015 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8259385665529
2006 0.72260273972603
2007 0.81506849315068
2008 0.8
2009 0.90774907749077
2010 0.84386617100372
2011 0.70250896057348
2012 0.81294964028777
2013 0.84912280701754
2014 0.78030303030303
2015 0.82899628252788

Compare Bess Maxwell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 82.9%
 

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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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