Pearl Zanker Elementary



Pearl Zanker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearl Zanker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 96
2 96
3 91
4 86
5 103
6 87
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pearl Zanker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milpitas, CA in the Milpitas Unf School District. It enrolls 656 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pearl Zanker Elementary is the 1,706th largest public school in California and the 9,795th largest nationally. It has 27.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 656
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,795th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,706th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,763rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,269th out of 6,159

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Pearl Zanker Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 331
(50%)
2,696
(51%)
 Female 325
(50%)
2,549
(49%)

Pearl Zanker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 428
(65%)
3,346
(64%)
 Hispanic 118
(18%)
1,145
(22%)
 Two or More 38
(6%)
223
(4%)
 White 36
(5%)
343
(7%)
 Black 22
(3%)
125
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(2%)
43
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
20
(0%)

Pearl Zanker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 460
(70%)
3,263
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 148
(23%)
1,566
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(7%)
416
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Pearl Zanker Elementary is ranked 3,827th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearl Zanker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.9%) is lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pearl Zanker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 429
2006 436
2007 459
2008 549
2009 592
2010 640
2011 679
2012 656

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 20.8
2007 19.1
2008 22
2009 22.8
2010 N/A
2011 28.3
2012 27.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41025641025641
2006 0.3394495412844
2007 0.2962962962963
2008 0.25500910746812
2009 0.31081081081081
2010 0.3109375
2011 0.18851251840943
2012 0.29878048780488

Compare Pearl Zanker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,730.0% 27.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Pearl Zanker Elementary
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Public KG - 06 656 27.3:1  
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Public 06 - 08 817 22.7:1 2 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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