Prospect Education Center



Prospect Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prospect Education Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 1
2 0
3 0
4 2
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 5
9 10
10 9
11 26
12 24

Prospect Education Center is a public elementary school located in Porterville, CA in the Porterville Unified School District. It enrolls 77 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prospect Education Center is the 5,973rd largest public school in California and the 53,928th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 77
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,928th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,973rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 221st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,825th out of 6,257

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Prospect Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 50
(65%)
3,276
(49%)
 Male 27
(35%)
3,393
(51%)

Prospect Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 56
(73%)
5,608
(84%)
 White 16
(21%)
606
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
174
(3%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
129
(2%)
 Black 1
(1%)
32
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Prospect Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(70%)
5,605
(84%)
 Not Eligible 20
(26%)
786
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(4%)
278
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Prospect Education Center is ranked 5,421st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prospect Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) is slightly 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.

Prospect Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 122
2006 144
2007 128
2008 123
2009 142
2010 160
2011 149
2012 110
2013 105
2014 95
2015 77

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 19.5
2007 13.3
2008 15.6
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 18.3
2013 17.5
2014 15.8
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54098360655738
2006 0.49305555555556
2007 0.734375
2008 0.8130081300813
2009 0.59859154929577
2010 0.46875
2011 0.95973154362416
2012 0.65454545454545
2013 0.78095238095238
2014 0.76842105263158
2015 0.74025974025974

Compare Prospect Education Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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Public KG - 12 77 12.8:1  
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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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