West Athens Elementary



West Athens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Athens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 188
1 99
2 106
3 112
4 125
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Athens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It enrolls 750 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Athens Elementary is the 1,010th largest public school in California and the 6,014th largest nationally. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 750
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,014th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,010th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,480th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 944th out of 6,257

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West Athens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 389
(52%)
226,066
(49%)
 Male 361
(48%)
237,594
(51%)

West Athens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 524
(70%)
339,720
(73%)
 Black 200
(27%)
38,808
(8%)
 White 13
(2%)
48,930
(11%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
8,496
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
1,414
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
25,433
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
859
(0%)

West Athens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 639
(85%)
322,175
(69%)
 Not Eligible 59
(8%)
96,708
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(7%)
44,777
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, West Athens Elementary is ranked 438th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Athens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) 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.

West Athens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1001
2006 960
2007 918
2008 862
2009 784
2010 776
2011 785
2012 749
2013 774
2014 805
2015 750

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.6
2007 16.7
2008 20
2009 20.1
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 24.6
2013 24.6
2014 24
2015 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95004995004995
2006 0.87604166666667
2007 0.92265795206972
2008 0.91299303944316
2009 0.92474489795918
2010 0.51417525773196
2011 0.2687898089172
2012 0.82242990654206
2013 0.70025839793282
2014 0.84596273291925
2015 0.92133333333333

Compare West Athens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 92.1%
 

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