Sussman Middle School



Sussman Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussman Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 376
7 404
8 445
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sussman Middle School is a public elementary school located in Downey, CA in the Downey Unf School District. It enrolls 1,225 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.05

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Sussman Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 618
(50%)
7,378
(51%)
 Female 607
(50%)
7,010
(49%)

Sussman Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,063
(87%)
12,572
(87%)
 Black 69
(6%)
415
(3%)
 White 58
(5%)
850
(6%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
425
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
54
(0%)

Sussman Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 833
(68%)
8,160
(57%)
 Not Eligible 208
(17%)
4,190
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 184
(15%)
2,038
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sussman Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.0%) 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.

Sussman Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1506
2006 1464
2007 1455
2008 1449
2009 1420
2010 1348
2011 1305
2012 1225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 23.1
2007 19.9
2008 22.5
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68857901726428
2006 0.70765027322404
2007 0.76975945017182
2008 0.78053830227743
2009 0.77464788732394
2010 0.80563798219585
2011
2012 0.83020408163265

Compare Sussman Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 83.0%
 

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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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