Mariposa Elementary



Mariposa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mariposa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 74
2 79
3 82
4 79
5 82
6 75
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mariposa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Lancaster Elementary School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mariposa Elementary is the 2,700th largest public school in California and the 16,979th largest nationally. It has 25.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,979th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,700th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,098th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,257

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Mariposa Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 296
(53%)
7,506
(49%)
 Male 260
(47%)
7,785
(51%)

Mariposa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 326
(59%)
7,780
(51%)
 Black 162
(29%)
4,424
(29%)
 White 49
(9%)
2,111
(14%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
554
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
341
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Mariposa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 493
(89%)
11,836
(77%)
 Not Eligible 47
(8%)
2,895
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
560
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Mariposa Elementary is ranked 1,287th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mariposa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) 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.

Mariposa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 749
2006 726
2007 769
2008 774
2009 N/A
2010 801
2011 594
2012 597
2013 733
2014 771
2015 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.6
2007 19.2
2008 21.5
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 27
2012 28.4
2013 27.9
2014 29.2
2015 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76769025367156
2006 0.8099173553719
2007 0.78673602080624
2008 0.85142118863049
2009
2010 0.86392009987516
2011 0.37037037037037
2012 0.91122278056951
2013 0.86221009549795
2014 0.89364461738003
2015 0.91546762589928

Compare Mariposa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 556 25.3:1  
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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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