Palm Crest Elementary



Palm Crest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Crest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 91
2 79
3 83
4 93
5 101
6 99
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Crest Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Canada, CA in the La Canada Unf School District. It enrolls 625 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Crest Elementary is the 2,014th largest public school in California and the 11,672nd largest nationally. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 625
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,672nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,014th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,250th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,518th out of 6,159

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Palm Crest Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 330
(53%)
1,016
(52%)
 Female 295
(47%)
945
(48%)

Palm Crest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 325
(52%)
1,068
(54%)
 Asian 150
(24%)
519
(26%)
 Hispanic 76
(12%)
209
(11%)
 Two or More 64
(10%)
150
(8%)
 Black 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palm Crest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 612
(98%)
1,929
(98%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
20
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palm Crest Elementary is ranked 5,855th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Crest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Palm Crest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 457
2007 465
2008 536
2009 555
2010 605
2011 612
2012 625

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.3
2007 15.3
2008 20.4
2009 20.7
2010 N/A
2011 22
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.017429193899782
2006 0.017505470459519
2007 0.027956989247312
2008 0.027985074626866
2009 0.021621621621622
2010 0.018181818181818
2011
2012 0.0208

Compare Palm Crest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palm Crest Elementary
La Canada, CA
Public KG - 06 625 23:1  
Mountain Avenue Elementary
La Crescenta, CA
Public KG - 06 530 28.6:1 1 miles
Flintridge Montessori School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private PK - TK 78 9:1 1 miles
Armenian Sisters Academy
Montrose, CA
Private PK - 08 282 7:1 2 miles
Monte Vista Elementary
La Crescenta, CA
Public KG - 06 629 25.7:1 2 miles
Montrose Christian Montessori
Montrose, CA
Private PK - 06 140 12:1 2 miles
La Canada Preparatory School
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private PK - 08 404 9:1 2 miles
Robbins Nest Preschool
La Crescenta, CA
Private PK - KG 155 6:1 2 miles
Learning Castle
La Canada Flintridge, CA
Private KG - 08 370 13:1 2 miles
La Canada Elementary
La Canada, CA
Public KG - 06 633 24.3:1 2 miles
Holy Redeemer School
Montrose, CA
Private KG - 08 180 16:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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