Sunflower Elementary



Sunflower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunflower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 50
2 46
3 70
4 65
5 76
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunflower Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Centro, CA in the El Centro Elementary School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunflower Elementary is the 4,036th largest public school in California and the 28,316th largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,316th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,036th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,373rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,583rd out of 6,257

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Sunflower Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 239
(55%)
2,683
(52%)
 Female 197
(45%)
2,518
(48%)

Sunflower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 393
(90%)
4,847
(93%)
 White 27
(6%)
208
(4%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
24
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
64
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sunflower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(55%)
3,710
(71%)
 Not Eligible 130
(30%)
1,054
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(15%)
437
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Sunflower Elementary is ranked 2,978th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunflower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.2%) 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.

Sunflower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 477
2007 463
2008 487
2009 465
2010 457
2011 446
2012 429
2013 441
2014 451
2015 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.2
2006 23.8
2007 22
2008 22.1
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 27.9
2012 28.6
2013 29.4
2014 26.5
2015 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54873646209386
2006 0.51991614255765
2007 0.58099352051836
2008 0.65503080082136
2009 0.62150537634409
2010 0.64332603938731
2011 0.58071748878924
2012 0.71095571095571
2013 0.67800453514739
2014 0.60753880266075
2015 0.70183486238532

Compare Sunflower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 70.2%
 

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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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