Handy Elementary



Handy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Handy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 94
1 77
2 89
3 76
4 74
5 83
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Handy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Orange, CA in the Orange Unified School District. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. Handy Elementary is the 2,725th largest public school in California and the 17,146th largest nationally. It has 26.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,146th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,725th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,743rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,112th out of 6,257

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Handy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 292
(53%)
8,099
(49%)
 Male 262
(47%)
8,427
(51%)

Handy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 525
(95%)
9,640
(58%)
 White 15
(3%)
4,341
(26%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,792
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
42
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
499
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
175
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
37
(0%)

Handy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 454
(82%)
7,167
(43%)
 Not Eligible 58
(10%)
8,384
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
975
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Handy Elementary is ranked 1,383rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Handy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) is 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.

Handy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 622
2006 602
2007 549
2008 542
2009 540
2010 533
2011 508
2012 531
2013 551
2014 562
2015 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 20.1
2007 15.7
2008 20.4
2009 20.4
2010 N/A
2011 19.9
2012 19
2013 20.4
2014 22.5
2015 26.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80385852090032
2006 0.81727574750831
2007 0.83606557377049
2008 0.86715867158672
2009 0.87407407407407
2010 0.80863039399625
2011 0.91535433070866
2012 0.90960451977401
2013 0.91107078039927
2014 0.94128113879004
2015 0.89530685920578

Compare Handy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 89.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Handy Elementary
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Public KG - 06 554 26.1:1  
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Private PK - 08 316 16:1 2 miles
St Johns Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 824 19:1 2 miles
Oakridge Private School
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Private PK - 08 235 12:1 2 miles
La Purisima School
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Private PK - 08 202 14:1 2 miles
Covenant Christian School
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Private PK - 07 103 9:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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