Powell Academy for Success



Powell Academy for Success Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Powell Academy for Success Students by Grade
PK 0
K 168
1 136
2 139
3 159
4 153
5 140
6 141
7 135
8 138
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Powell Academy for Success is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, CA in the Long Beach Unified School District. It enrolls 1,309 students in grades 1st through 12th. Powell Academy for Success is the 50th largest public school in California and the 323rd largest nationally. It has 27.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 323rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 50th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,325th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 91st out of 6,257

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Powell Academy for Success Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 677
(52%)
27,515
(52%)
 Female 632
(48%)
25,681
(48%)

Powell Academy for Success Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 903
(69%)
30,403
(57%)
 Black 289
(22%)
6,838
(13%)
 Pacific Islander 45
(3%)
769
(1%)
 Asian 39
(3%)
5,334
(10%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
2,784
(5%)
 White 8
(1%)
6,972
(13%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
96
(0%)

Powell Academy for Success Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,028
(79%)
31,686
(60%)
 Not Eligible 157
(12%)
16,735
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(9%)
4,775
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Powell Academy for Success is ranked 15th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Powell Academy for Success students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) is 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.

Powell Academy for Success Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1449
2006 1375
2007 1241
2008 1175
2009 1159
2010 1227
2011 1287
2012 1328
2013 1328
2014 1377
2015 1309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 19.1
2007 17.5
2008 21.4
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 28
2012 28.3
2013 29.1
2014 28.1
2015 27.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95376121463078
2006 0.96581818181818
2007 0.87348912167607
2008 0.91234042553191
2009 0.8809318377912
2010 0.90627546862266
2011
2012 0.86219879518072
2013 0.90888554216867
2014 0.89905591866376
2015 0.88006111535523

Compare Powell Academy for Success to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,710.0% 27.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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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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