Gretchen Higgins Elementary



Gretchen Higgins Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 47
2 51
3 72
4 73
5 79
6 92
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gretchen Higgins Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dixon, CA in the Dixon Unified School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gretchen Higgins Elementary is the 3,698th largest public school in California and the 25,354th largest nationally. It has 26.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,354th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,698th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,942nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,245th out of 6,257

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Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 241
(52%)
964
(48%)
 Male 224
(48%)
1,040
(52%)

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 317
(68%)
1,149
(57%)
 White 100
(22%)
664
(33%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
113
(6%)
 Black 13
(3%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
32
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 316
(68%)
985
(49%)
 Not Eligible 113
(24%)
853
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(8%)
166
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Gretchen Higgins Elementary is ranked 2,543rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gretchen Higgins Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.7%) 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.

Gretchen Higgins Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 637
2006 604
2007 584
2008 611
2009 652
2010 633
2011 578
2012 550
2013 506
2014 500
2015 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17.9
2007 18.9
2008 19.8
2009 29.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.6
2012 26.2
2013 27
2014 26.8
2015 26.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47409733124019
2006 0.43377483443709
2007 0.42123287671233
2008 0.45171849427169
2009 0.4601226993865
2010 0.49921011058452
2011 0.16608996539792
2012 0.70727272727273
2013 0.69762845849802
2014 0.774
2015 0.75698924731183

Compare Gretchen Higgins Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,640.0% 26.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 75.7%
 

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