Learning Choice Academy



Learning Choice Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Learning Choice Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 60
2 63
3 70
4 58
5 68
6 56
7 81
8 94
9 88
10 100
11 92
12 90

Learning Choice Academy is a public elementary school located in La Mesa, CA in the San Diego Unified School District. It enrolls 983 students in grades 1st through 12th. Learning Choice Academy is the 222nd largest public school in California and the 1,472nd largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 983
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,472nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 222nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 423rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 64th out of 6,257

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Learning Choice Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 563
(57%)
45,711
(49%)
 Male 420
(43%)
48,350
(51%)

Learning Choice Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 504
(51%)
44,212
(47%)
 White 310
(32%)
21,333
(23%)
 Two or More 67
(7%)
6,992
(7%)
 Asian 52
(5%)
12,327
(13%)
 Black 40
(4%)
8,503
(9%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
230
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
464
(0%)

Learning Choice Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 504
(51%)
35,496
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(29%)
48,245
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 194
(20%)
10,320
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Learning Choice Academy is ranked 1,499th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Learning Choice Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) 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.

Learning Choice Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 385
2006 458
2007 517
2008 594
2009 565
2010 744
2011 741
2012 802
2013 963
2014 964
2015 983

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.7
2006 24.4
2007 20
2008 27
2009 27.2
2010 N/A
2011 21.7
2012 23.2
2013 25.6
2014 20.3
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.24672489082969
2007 0.37717601547389
2008 0.37542087542088
2009 0.43893805309735
2010 0.27284946236559
2011 0.99595141700405
2012 0.44014962593516
2013 0.44963655244029
2014 0.48029045643154
2015 0.48728382502543

Compare Learning Choice Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Learning Choice Academy
La Mesa, CA
Public KG - 12 983 17.9:1  
St John of the Cross School
Lemon Grove, CA
Private PK - 08 278 18:1 1 miles
Lemon Avenue Elementary
La Mesa, CA
Public KG - 06 682 29.7:1 1 miles
Trinity Christian School
Spring Valley, CA
Private KG - 08 158 14:1 1 miles
La Mesa Arts Academy
La Mesa, CA
Public 04 - 08 1,082 25.8:1 1 miles
Mt. Vernon Elementary
Lemon Grove, CA
Public KG - 08 612 25.5:1 2 miles
St Martin of Tours Academy
La Mesa, CA
Private PK - 08 287 20:1 2 miles
Santa Sophia Academy
Spring Valley, CA
Private KG - 08 216 19:1 2 miles
Heartland Christian
Spring Valley, CA
Private PK - 12 119 18:1 2 miles
College Preparatory Middle School
La Mesa, CA
Public 05 - 08 234 18.8:1 2 miles
Christ Lutheran School
La Mesa, CA
Private PK - 08 284 17:1 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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