Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary



Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 85
2 77
3 80
4 86
5 78
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CA in the Abc Unified School District. It enrolls 572 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary is the 2,494th largest public school in California and the 15,660th largest nationally. It has 26.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 572
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,660th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,494th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,664th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,257

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Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(51%)
5,523
(51%)
 Female 283
(49%)
5,310
(49%)

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 516
(90%)
5,118
(47%)
 White 21
(4%)
730
(7%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
3,695
(34%)
 Black 10
(2%)
860
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
82
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
314
(3%)

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 470
(82%)
4,571
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
1,027
(9%)
 Not Eligible 50
(9%)
5,235
(48%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary is ranked 1,206th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 613
2007 573
2008 589
2009 606
2010 589
2011 562
2012 548
2013 529
2014 562
2015 572

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 22.5
2007 19.1
2008 21
2009 19.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.9
2012 21.1
2013 24
2014 24.4
2015 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9237012987013
2006 0.91353996737357
2007 0.92844677137871
2008 0.92020373514431
2009 0.8976897689769
2010 0.94057724957555
2011
2012 0.93248175182482
2013 0.93761814744802
2014 0.90213523131673
2015 0.91258741258741

Compare Melbourne (ella P.) Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.3%
 

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