Western Avenue Elementary



Western Avenue Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Avenue Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 150
1 72
2 75
3 112
4 98
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Avenue Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Avenue Elementary is the 2,378th largest public school in California and the 14,697th largest nationally. It has 24.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,697th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,378th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,758th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,445th out of 6,257

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Western Avenue Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 315
(54%)
237,594
(51%)
 Female 270
(46%)
226,066
(49%)

Western Avenue Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 391
(67%)
339,720
(73%)
 Black 178
(30%)
38,808
(8%)
 White 10
(2%)
48,930
(11%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
8,496
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
1,414
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
25,433
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
859
(0%)

Western Avenue Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 485
(83%)
322,175
(69%)
 Not Eligible 57
(10%)
96,708
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(7%)
44,777
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Western Avenue Elementary is ranked 1,172nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Avenue Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.3%) 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.

Western Avenue Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 825
2006 768
2007 747
2008 735
2009 680
2010 706
2011 597
2012 539
2013 510
2014 521
2015 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.7
2007 14.9
2008 19.3
2009 19.4
2010 N/A
2011 19
2012 20
2013 22.2
2014 22.7
2015 24.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88727272727273
2006 0.97265625
2007 0.95850066934404
2008 0.96598639455782
2009 0.99558823529412
2010 0.51699716713881
2011 0.055276381909548
2012 0.88311688311688
2013 0.76666666666667
2014 0.86180422264875
2015 0.9025641025641

Compare Western Avenue Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,490.0% 24.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 90.3%
 

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