Christopher Dena Elementary



Christopher Dena Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 53
2 59
3 80
4 76
5 68
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christopher Dena Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It enrolls 474 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christopher Dena Elementary is the 3,618th largest public school in California and the 24,449th largest nationally. It has 23.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 474
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,449th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,618th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,664th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,409th out of 6,257

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Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 252
(53%)
226,066
(49%)
 Male 222
(47%)
237,594
(51%)

Christopher Dena Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 457
(96%)
339,720
(73%)
 Black 11
(2%)
38,808
(8%)
 White 4
(1%)
48,930
(11%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
25,433
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
8,496
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,414
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
859
(0%)

Christopher Dena Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 419
(88%)
322,175
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(8%)
44,777
(10%)
 Not Eligible 18
(4%)
96,708
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Christopher Dena Elementary is ranked 1,659th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christopher Dena Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Christopher Dena Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 739
2006 627
2007 590
2008 652
2009 566
2010 518
2011 482
2012 445
2013 463
2014 484
2015 474

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19
2007 18.7
2008 20.4
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 24.1
2012 26.2
2013 24.4
2014 24.2
2015 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92286874154263
2006 0.96012759170654
2007 0.4728813559322
2008 0.95858895705521
2009 0.9416961130742
2010 0.46525096525097
2011 0.72821576763485
2012 0.53483146067416
2013 0.91792656587473
2014 0.87190082644628
2015 0.9620253164557

Compare Christopher Dena Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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