West Putnam Elementary



West Putnam Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Putnam Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 49
2 73
3 74
4 94
5 84
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Putnam Elementary is a public elementary school located in Porterville, CA in the Porterville Unified School District. It enrolls 546 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Putnam Elementary is the 2,815th largest public school in California and the 17,847th largest nationally. It has 26.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 546
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,847th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,815th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,664th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,257

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West Putnam Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 296
(54%)
3,393
(51%)
 Female 250
(46%)
3,276
(49%)

West Putnam Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 479
(88%)
5,608
(84%)
 White 42
(8%)
606
(9%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
129
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
87
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
174
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

West Putnam Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 496
(91%)
5,605
(84%)
 Not Eligible 38
(7%)
786
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
278
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, West Putnam Elementary is ranked 1,293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Putnam Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.0%) 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.

West Putnam Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 448
2006 489
2007 501
2008 514
2009 486
2010 542
2011 548
2012 566
2013 595
2014 537
2015 546

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 18.1
2007 20
2008 20.6
2009 24.3
2010 N/A
2011 26.1
2012 28.3
2013 28.3
2014 25.6
2015 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0580357142857
2006 1.0265848670757
2007 0.9940119760479
2008 0.96692607003891
2009 0.98765432098765
2010 0.97970479704797
2011
2012 0.96819787985866
2013 0.97983193277311
2014 0.97020484171322
2015 0.93040293040293

Compare West Putnam Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 93.0%
 

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