South Fortuna Elementary



South Fortuna Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Fortuna Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 69
2 64
3 45
4 74
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Fortuna Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fortuna, CA in the Fortuna Elementary School District. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Fortuna Elementary is the 4,992nd largest public school in California and the 38,643rd largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,992nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 953rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,583rd out of 6,257

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South Fortuna Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 175
(53%)
688
(50%)
 Female 158
(47%)
686
(50%)

South Fortuna Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 189
(57%)
487
(35%)
 White 123
(37%)
747
(54%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
68
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
44
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Fortuna Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 267
(80%)
781
(57%)
 Not Eligible 41
(12%)
449
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(8%)
144
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, South Fortuna Elementary is ranked 3,112th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Fortuna Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) 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.

South Fortuna Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 N/A
2013 373
2014 379
2015 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 N/A
2013 23.3
2014 23.7
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012
2013 0.80428954423592
2014 0.8179419525066
2015 0.87687687687688

Compare South Fortuna Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 87.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Fortuna Elementary
Fortuna, CA
Public KG - 04 333 20.8:1  
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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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