La Patera Elementary



La Patera Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Patera Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 51
2 67
3 50
4 70
5 70
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Patera Elementary is a public elementary school located in Goleta, CA in the Goleta Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Patera Elementary is the 4,175th largest public school in California and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 22.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,175th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,803rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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La Patera Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 214
(51%)
1,789
(50%)
 Male 208
(49%)
1,822
(50%)

La Patera Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 303
(72%)
1,883
(52%)
 White 95
(23%)
1,309
(36%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
249
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
122
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

La Patera Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(47%)
1,129
(31%)
 Not Eligible 158
(37%)
2,081
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(15%)
401
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Patera Elementary is ranked 3,164th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Patera Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

La Patera Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 409
2007 391
2008 430
2009 435
2010 456
2011 432
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 17.8
2007 15.6
2008 18.7
2009 18.9
2010 N/A
2011 20.6
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48636363636364
2006 0.51833740831296
2007 0.54219948849105
2008 0.55116279069767
2009 0.59310344827586
2010 0.60745614035088
2011 0.73611111111111
2012 0.62559241706161

Compare La Patera Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 62.6%
 

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Public KG - 06 422 22.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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