Lewis Elementary



Lewis Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lewis Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 153
1 128
2 154
3 141
4 133
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lewis Elementary is a public elementary school located in Downey, CA in the Downey Unified School District. It enrolls 811 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lewis Elementary is the 690th largest public school in California and the 4,119th largest nationally. It has 25.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 811
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,119th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 690th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,580th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 817th out of 6,257

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Lewis Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 410
(51%)
7,372
(51%)
 Female 401
(49%)
6,979
(49%)

Lewis Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 691
(85%)
12,748
(89%)
 Asian 39
(5%)
410
(3%)
 Black 37
(5%)
373
(3%)
 White 28
(3%)
697
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
80
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

Lewis Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(56%)
7,596
(53%)
 Not Eligible 221
(27%)
4,421
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(17%)
2,334
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Lewis Elementary is ranked 845th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lewis Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is slightly 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.

Lewis Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 753
2007 762
2008 753
2009 766
2010 772
2011 768
2012 786
2013 772
2014 766
2015 811

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.4
2007 20.1
2008 21.5
2009 21.9
2010 N/A
2011 26.5
2012 25.8
2013 26.5
2014 25.5
2015 25.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58520475561427
2006 0.59495351925631
2007 0.56824146981627
2008 0.59229747675963
2009 0.62793733681462
2010 0.63341968911917
2011 0.31510416666667
2012 0.67811704834606
2013 0.72668393782383
2014 0.72062663185379
2015 0.72749691738594

Compare Lewis Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,590.0% 25.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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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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