James K. Polk Elementary



James K. Polk Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James K. Polk Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 116
1 113
2 110
3 116
4 114
5 129
6 107
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James K. Polk Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fresno, CA in the Central Unified School District. It enrolls 805 students in grades 1st through 12th. James K. Polk Elementary is the 719th largest public school in California and the 4,257th largest nationally. It has 29.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 805
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,257th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 719th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,040th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,497th out of 6,257

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James K. Polk Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 407
(51%)
4,595
(51%)
 Female 398
(49%)
4,381
(49%)

James K. Polk Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 453
(56%)
5,306
(59%)
 Asian 177
(22%)
1,182
(13%)
 White 96
(12%)
1,453
(16%)
 Black 64
(8%)
820
(9%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
146
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
22
(0%)

James K. Polk Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 607
(75%)
6,646
(74%)
 Not Eligible 198
(25%)
2,330
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, James K. Polk Elementary is ranked 762nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James K. Polk Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.4%) 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.

James K. Polk Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 494
2006 617
2007 596
2008 647
2009 700
2010 721
2011 767
2012 838
2013 863
2014 884
2015 805

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.7
2007 17.5
2008 20.2
2009 22.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 29.3
2013 30.8
2014 32.7
2015 29.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67611336032389
2006 0.61912479740681
2007 0.65771812080537
2008 0.62132921174652
2009 0.69142857142857
2010 0.66019417475728
2011
2012 0.71241050119332
2013 0.72537659327926
2014 0.65723981900452
2015 0.75403726708075

Compare James K. Polk Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,980.0% 29.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 75.4%
 

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Public KG - 06 805 29.8:1  
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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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