Tamarisk



Tamarisk Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tamarisk Students by Grade
PK 0
K 151
1 151
2 92
3 133
4 115
5 105
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tamarisk is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 831 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tamarisk is the 605th largest public school in California and the 3,645th largest nationally. It has 27.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 831
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,645th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 605th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,591st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 989th out of 6,257

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Tamarisk Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 436
(52%)
9,160
(49%)
 Male 395
(48%)
9,522
(51%)

Tamarisk Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 566
(68%)
13,925
(75%)
 Black 217
(26%)
2,891
(15%)
 White 23
(3%)
1,240
(7%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
145
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
170
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
284
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)

Tamarisk Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 784
(94%)
14,009
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
2,082
(11%)
 Not Eligible 7
(1%)
2,591
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Tamarisk is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tamarisk students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) 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.

Tamarisk Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 795
2006 801
2007 844
2008 836
2009 811
2010 N/A
2014 812
2015 831

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.5
2006 27.6
2007 21.6
2008 25.3
2009 26.2
2010 N/A
2014 28
2015 27.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87421383647799
2006 0.88514357053683
2007 0.63151658767773
2008 0.91985645933014
2009 0.93958076448829
2010
2014 0.94704433497537
2015 0.99157641395909

Compare Tamarisk to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,770.0% 27.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 99.2%
 

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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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