Yucca Elementary



Yucca Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Yucca Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 154
1 121
2 95
3 93
4 114
5 99
6 106
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Yucca Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 782 students in grades 1st through 12th. Yucca Elementary is the 828th largest public school in California and the 4,893rd largest nationally. It has 31.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 782
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,893rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 828th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,141st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,959th out of 6,257

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Yucca Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 405
(52%)
9,522
(51%)
 Female 377
(48%)
9,160
(49%)

Yucca Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 645
(82%)
13,925
(75%)
 Black 110
(14%)
2,891
(15%)
 White 10
(1%)
1,240
(7%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
170
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
145
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
284
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Yucca Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 731
(93%)
14,009
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
2,082
(11%)
 Not Eligible 22
(3%)
2,591
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Yucca Elementary is ranked 273rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Yucca Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) 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.

Yucca Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 851
2006 753
2007 725
2008 748
2009 692
2010 950
2011 931
2012 886
2013 910
2014 697
2015 782

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 26
2007 20.1
2008 22
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 27.4
2012 27.6
2013 28.3
2014 25.8
2015 31.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94124559341951
2006 0.92297476759628
2007 0.6648275862069
2008 0.93048128342246
2009 0.95953757225434
2010 0.92631578947368
2011 0.026852846401719
2012 0.95711060948081
2013 0.96483516483516
2014 0.95121951219512
2015 0.97186700767263

Compare Yucca Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
3,120.0% 31.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 97.2%
 

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