Joseph M. Simas



Joseph M. Simas Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph M. Simas Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 50
2 74
3 81
4 69
5 68
6 89
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph M. Simas is a public elementary school located in Hanford, CA in the Hanford Elementary School District. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph M. Simas is the 3,330th largest public school in California and the 21,827th largest nationally. It has 25.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,827th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,330th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,834th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,409th out of 6,257

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Joseph M. Simas Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 265
(53%)
2,367
(50%)
 Female 236
(47%)
2,401
(50%)

Joseph M. Simas Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 273
(54%)
3,507
(74%)
 White 146
(29%)
790
(17%)
 Asian 28
(6%)
88
(2%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
157
(3%)
 Black 23
(5%)
199
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
22
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Joseph M. Simas Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 237
(47%)
985
(21%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 196
(39%)
3,234
(68%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(14%)
549
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Joseph M. Simas is ranked 3,371st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph M. Simas students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) is slightly 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.

Joseph M. Simas Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 596
2006 541
2007 563
2008 612
2009 653
2010 705
2011 748
2012 805
2013 617
2014 511
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20
2007 19.4
2008 20.4
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 22.7
2012 24.4
2013 25.7
2014 25.6
2015 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52181208053691
2006 0.47134935304991
2007 0.43694493783304
2008 0.4640522875817
2009 0.48238897396631
2010 0.49645390070922
2011 0.51470588235294
2012 0.52173913043478
2013 0.49918962722853
2014 0.52641878669276
2015 0.52694610778443

Compare Joseph M. Simas to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 501 25:1  
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Public KG - 12 119 11.6:1 2 miles
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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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