Manzanita Elementary



Manzanita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Manzanita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 98
2 100
3 110
4 108
5 106
6 116
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Manzanita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 756 students in grades 1st through 12th. Manzanita Elementary is the 980th largest public school in California and the 5,787th largest nationally. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,787th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 980th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,281st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,287th out of 6,257

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Manzanita Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 411
(54%)
9,522
(51%)
 Female 345
(46%)
9,160
(49%)

Manzanita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 590
(78%)
13,925
(75%)
 Black 104
(14%)
2,891
(15%)
 White 33
(4%)
1,240
(7%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
170
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
145
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
284
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)

Manzanita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 666
(88%)
14,009
(75%)
 Not Eligible 46
(6%)
2,591
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
2,082
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Manzanita Elementary is ranked 384th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Manzanita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) 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.

Manzanita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 704
2007 630
2008 590
2009 583
2010 780
2011 768
2012 755
2013 713
2014 779
2015 756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 20.7
2007 20.3
2008 24.6
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.3
2012 26.9
2013 29.2
2014 26.9
2015 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84563758389262
2006 0.84090909090909
2007 0.59365079365079
2008 0.63389830508475
2009 0.97941680960549
2010 0.81666666666667
2011 0.078125
2012 0.94172185430464
2013 0.9523141654979
2014 0.88703465982028
2015 0.93915343915344

Compare Manzanita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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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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