Tenaja Canyon Academy



Tenaja Canyon Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tenaja Canyon Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 2
3 0
4 2
5 3
6 1
7 5
8 8
9 10
10 18
11 35
12 42

Tenaja Canyon Academy is a public elementary school located in Murrieta, CA in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 126 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tenaja Canyon Academy is the 5,795th largest public school in California and the 51,990th largest nationally. It has 29.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 126
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,990th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,795th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,979th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,978th out of 6,257

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Tenaja Canyon Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 84
(67%)
7,075
(49%)
 Male 42
(33%)
7,346
(51%)

Tenaja Canyon Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 72
(57%)
6,280
(44%)
 Hispanic 36
(29%)
5,334
(37%)
 Black 9
(7%)
691
(5%)
 Two or More 6
(5%)
958
(7%)
 Asian 2
(2%)
1,022
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
44
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
92
(1%)

Tenaja Canyon Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 99
(79%)
9,419
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(17%)
3,691
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(4%)
1,311
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Tenaja Canyon Academy is ranked 5,833rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tenaja Canyon Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Tenaja Canyon Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 71
2006 90
2007 71
2008 76
2009 42
2010 93
2011 100
2012 95
2013 124
2014 121
2015 126

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 28.4
2006 36
2007 16.1
2008 19
2009 12
2010 N/A
2011 21.1
2012 26.4
2013 21.4
2014 28.1
2015 29.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070422535211268
2006 0.022222222222222
2007 0.098591549295775
2008 0.026315789473684
2009 0.21428571428571
2010 0.16129032258065
2011
2012 0.17894736842105
2013 0.26612903225806
2014 0.1404958677686
2015 0.21428571428571

Compare Tenaja Canyon Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,930.0% 29.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 12 126 29.3:1  
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