Denker Avenue Elementary



Denker Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denker Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 175
1 117
2 112
3 127
4 115
5 122
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denker Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gardena, CA in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It enrolls 768 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denker Avenue Elementary is the 911th largest public school in California and the 5,381st largest nationally. It has 23.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 768
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,381st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 911th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,568th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 683rd out of 6,257

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Denker Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 401
(52%)
237,594
(51%)
 Female 367
(48%)
226,066
(49%)

Denker Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 477
(62%)
339,720
(73%)
 Asian 135
(18%)
25,433
(5%)
 Black 102
(13%)
38,808
(8%)
 White 32
(4%)
48,930
(11%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
8,496
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
1,414
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
859
(0%)

Denker Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 453
(59%)
322,175
(69%)
 Not Eligible 172
(22%)
96,708
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(19%)
44,777
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Denker Avenue Elementary is ranked 817th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denker Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) 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.

Denker Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 851
2006 797
2007 774
2008 760
2009 784
2010 771
2011 774
2012 786
2013 783
2014 750
2015 768

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 19
2007 17.2
2008 18.5
2009 22.4
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 24.6
2013 23.7
2014 23.8
2015 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72855464159812
2006 0.70639899623588
2007 0.64470284237726
2008 0.66315789473684
2009 0.6390306122449
2010 0.63683527885863
2011
2012 0.70737913486005
2013 0.76628352490421
2014 0.69466666666667
2015 0.77604166666667

Compare Denker Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 77.6%
 

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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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