Fern Drive Elementary



Fern Drive Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fern Drive Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 75
2 77
3 81
4 77
5 82
6 98
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fern Drive Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fullerton, CA in the Fullerton Elementary School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fern Drive Elementary is the 2,378th largest public school in California and the 14,697th largest nationally. It has 27.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,697th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,378th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,591st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,119th out of 6,257

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Fern Drive Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 313
(54%)
5,544
(51%)
 Female 272
(46%)
5,390
(49%)

Fern Drive Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 247
(42%)
5,493
(50%)
 White 186
(32%)
2,129
(19%)
 Asian 101
(17%)
2,616
(24%)
 Two or More 42
(7%)
491
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
49
(0%)
 Black 3
(1%)
144
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Fern Drive Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 401
(69%)
6,160
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(26%)
4,137
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(5%)
637
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Fern Drive Elementary is ranked 4,109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fern Drive Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Fern Drive Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 523
2006 498
2007 478
2008 530
2009 537
2010 566
2011 562
2012 585
2013 600
2014 616
2015 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 22.6
2007 20.3
2008 27.2
2009 29
2010 N/A
2011 29.6
2012 30.8
2013 30
2014 30.6
2015 27.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15678776290631
2006 0.13654618473896
2007 0.15899581589958
2008 0.18867924528302
2009 0.18994413407821
2010 0.20318021201413
2011
2012 0.23418803418803
2013 0.26
2014 0.24675324675325
2015 0.31452991452991

Compare Fern Drive Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,770.0% 27.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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