Tumbleweed Elementary



Tumbleweed Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 166
1 147
2 155
3 148
4 152
5 132
6 132
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tumbleweed Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,032 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tumbleweed Elementary is the 162nd largest public school in California and the 1,140th largest nationally. It has 27.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,032
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,140th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 162nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,653rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 345th out of 6,257

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Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 517
(50%)
9,522
(51%)
 Female 515
(50%)
9,160
(49%)

Tumbleweed Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 788
(76%)
13,925
(75%)
 Black 175
(17%)
2,891
(15%)
 White 42
(4%)
1,240
(7%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
284
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
170
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
145
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)

Tumbleweed Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 888
(86%)
14,009
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(8%)
2,082
(11%)
 Not Eligible 65
(6%)
2,591
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Tumbleweed Elementary is ranked 54th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tumbleweed Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.7%) 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.

Tumbleweed Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1167
2006 1072
2007 982
2008 1004
2009 1069
2010 1205
2011 1142
2012 1172
2013 1218
2014 1074
2015 1032

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.9
2006 23.8
2007 22.3
2008 25.1
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.2
2012 29.3
2013 30.4
2014 27.5
2015 27.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85518423307626
2006 0.85727611940299
2007 0.63951120162933
2008 0.61354581673307
2009 0.91487371375117
2010 0.84730290456432
2011 0.24956217162872
2012 0.93174061433447
2013 0.94088669950739
2014 0.93202979515829
2015 0.93701550387597

Compare Tumbleweed Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,790.0% 27.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 93.7%
 

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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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