Lemon Avenue Elementary



Lemon Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lemon Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 129
1 100
2 105
3 110
4 79
5 77
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lemon Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Mesa, CA in the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. It enrolls 682 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lemon Avenue Elementary is the 1,448th largest public school in California and the 8,847th largest nationally. It has 29.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 682
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,847th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,448th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,024th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,510th out of 6,257

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Lemon Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 364
(53%)
5,400
(49%)
 Male 318
(47%)
5,591
(51%)

Lemon Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 328
(48%)
3,103
(28%)
 Hispanic 232
(34%)
5,351
(49%)
 Two or More 58
(9%)
813
(7%)
 Black 43
(6%)
1,068
(10%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
546
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)

Lemon Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 425
(62%)
4,279
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(27%)
5,458
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(11%)
1,254
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Lemon Avenue Elementary is ranked 3,430th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lemon Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.7%) is 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.

Lemon Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 503
2006 501
2007 470
2008 545
2009 570
2010 550
2011 633
2012 593
2013 648
2014 656
2015 682

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.2
2007 13.9
2008 19.6
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 31.3
2012 31.2
2013 30.9
2014 29.8
2015 29.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23856858846918
2006 0.24950099800399
2007 0.27659574468085
2008 0.21100917431193
2009 0.27017543859649
2010 0.27090909090909
2011 0.18957345971564
2012 0.31028667790894
2013 0.375
2014 0.33536585365854
2015 0.37683284457478

Compare Lemon Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,970.0% 29.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lemon Avenue Elementary
La Mesa, CA
Public KG - 06 682 29.7:1  
College Preparatory Middle School
La Mesa, CA
Public 05 - 08 234 18.8:1 1 miles
Learning Choice Academy
La Mesa, CA
Public KG - 12 983 17.9:1 1 miles
St Martin of Tours Academy
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Private PK - 08 287 20:1 2 miles
Trinity Christian School
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Private KG - 08 158 14:1 2 miles
St John of the Cross School
Lemon Grove, CA
Private PK - 08 278 18:1 2 miles
Santa Sophia Academy
Spring Valley, CA
Private KG - 08 216 19:1 2 miles
Mt Helix Academy - Tiee
La Mesa, CA
Private PK - 08 194 7:1 2 miles
Christ Lutheran School
La Mesa, CA
Private PK - 08 284 17:1 2 miles
La Mesa Dale Elementary
La Mesa, CA
Public KG - 06 454 28.4:1 2 miles
Murdock Elementary
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Public KG - 06 720 28.8:1 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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