Birney Elementary



Birney Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birney Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 122
1 105
2 121
3 116
4 117
5 106
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birney Elementary is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, CA in the Long Beach Unf School District. It enrolls 687 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birney Elementary is the 1,465th largest public school in California and the 8,243rd largest nationally. It has 27.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 687
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,243rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,465th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,858th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

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Birney Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 360
(52%)
28,770
(51%)
 Female 327
(48%)
27,111
(49%)

Birney Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 318
(46%)
31,103
(56%)
 Asian 151
(22%)
5,674
(10%)
 Black 110
(16%)
7,964
(14%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
2,019
(4%)
 White 40
(6%)
8,108
(15%)
 Pacific Islander 18
(3%)
924
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
89
(0%)

Birney Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 408
(59%)
31,624
(57%)
 Not Eligible 180
(26%)
19,868
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(14%)
4,389
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Birney Elementary is ranked 1,217th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birney Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Birney Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 709
2007 678
2008 682
2009 648
2010 657
2011 688
2012 687

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.7
2007 17
2008 20.7
2009 18
2010 N/A
2011 25.5
2012 27.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73712021136063
2006 0.71932299012694
2007 0.71238938053097
2008 0.74486803519062
2009 0.70833333333333
2010 0.74124809741248
2011 0.52470930232558
2012 0.73799126637555

Compare Birney Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,750.0% 27.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 73.8%
 

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Birney Elementary
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Public KG - 05 687 27.5:1  
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Public KG - 05 836 27.9:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 198 18:1 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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