Mecca Elementary



Mecca Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mecca Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 132
1 111
2 108
3 106
4 113
5 134
6 109
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mecca Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mecca, CA in the Coachella Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 813 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mecca Elementary is the 676th largest public school in California and the 4,059th largest nationally. It has 23.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 813
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,059th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 676th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,251st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 460th out of 6,257

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Mecca Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 429
(53%)
5,674
(53%)
 Female 384
(47%)
5,054
(47%)

Mecca Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 812
(100%)
10,489
(98%)
 White 1
(0%)
98
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
63
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mecca Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 749
(92%)
9,234
(86%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
696
(6%)
 Not Eligible 28
(3%)
798
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Mecca Elementary is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mecca Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) 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.

Mecca Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 710
2007 660
2008 702
2009 752
2010 816
2011 810
2012 826
2013 800
2014 820
2015 813

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 18.7
2007 16.5
2008 18
2009 17.5
2010 N/A
2011 17.9
2012 18.8
2013 21.1
2014 24.1
2015 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97622192866579
2006 1
2007 0.99242424242424
2008 0.91025641025641
2009 0.99601063829787
2010 0.98651960784314
2011 0.94074074074074
2012 0.58474576271186
2013 0.8575
2014 0.9780487804878
2015 0.96555965559656

Compare Mecca Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 96.6%
 

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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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