Walter Colton



Walter Colton Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Colton Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 215
7 248
8 224
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter Colton is a public elementary school located in Monterey, CA in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. It enrolls 687 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 687
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.95

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Walter Colton Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 345
(50%)
3,830
(51%)
 Female 342
(50%)
3,685
(49%)

Walter Colton Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 398
(58%)
4,381
(58%)
 White 168
(24%)
1,455
(19%)
 Asian 62
(9%)
657
(9%)
 Black 30
(4%)
366
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
500
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
135
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
21
(0%)

Walter Colton Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 455
(66%)
5,142
(68%)
 Not Eligible 232
(34%)
2,373
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Walter Colton students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.2%) is slightly 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.

Walter Colton Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 694
2006 700
2007 713
2008 790
2009 806
2010 786
2011 698
2012 688
2013 737
2014 724
2015 687

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 22.7
2007 17.4
2008 23.1
2009 23
2010 N/A
2011 20.5
2012 19.3
2013 20.9
2014 20.5
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3328530259366
2006 0.37285714285714
2007 0.40673211781206
2008 0.37594936708861
2009 0.37096774193548
2010 0.44783715012723
2011 0.42120343839542
2012 0.68023255813953
2013 0.57937584803256
2014 0.62292817679558
2015 0.66229985443959

Compare Walter Colton to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 66.2%
 

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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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