Richard Henry Dana Elementary



Richard Henry Dana Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard Henry Dana Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 42
2 49
3 43
4 51
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard Henry Dana Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dana Point, CA in the Capistrano Unified School District. It enrolls 274 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richard Henry Dana Elementary is the 5,277th largest public school in California and the 43,705th largest nationally. It has 27.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 274
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,705th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,277th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,472nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,495th out of 6,257

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Richard Henry Dana Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 138
(50%)
18,345
(49%)
 Male 136
(50%)
19,270
(51%)

Richard Henry Dana Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 245
(89%)
10,139
(27%)
 White 22
(8%)
20,902
(56%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
2,993
(8%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
79
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2,844
(8%)
 Black 0
(0%)
599
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Richard Henry Dana Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(76%)
7,373
(20%)
 Not Eligible 43
(16%)
28,945
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(8%)
1,297
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Richard Henry Dana Elementary is ranked 3,654th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richard Henry Dana Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) 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.

Richard Henry Dana Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 338
2007 376
2008 386
2009 412
2010 386
2011 379
2012 366
2013 335
2014 298
2015 274

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.8
2007 17.9
2008 20.3
2009 24.2
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 27.4
2013 30.5
2014 31
2015 27.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70588235294118
2006 0.78402366863905
2007 0.68085106382979
2008 0.6580310880829
2009 0.85679611650485
2010 0.76424870466321
2011 0.013192612137203
2012 0.84426229508197
2013 0.87462686567164
2014 0.78187919463087
2015 0.84306569343066

Compare Richard Henry Dana Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,740.0% 27.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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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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