Quartz Hill Elementary



Quartz Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Quartz Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 127
2 111
3 102
4 124
5 136
6 123
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Quartz Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Quartz Hill, CA in the Westside Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 837 students in grades 1st through 12th. Quartz Hill Elementary is the 589th largest public school in California and the 3,235th largest nationally. It has 28.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 837
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 589th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,451st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,141st out of 6,159

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Quartz Hill Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 428
(51%)
4,538
(53%)
 Female 409
(49%)
4,103
(47%)

Quartz Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(42%)
3,407
(39%)
 Hispanic 337
(40%)
3,345
(39%)
 Black 80
(10%)
1,022
(12%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
356
(4%)
 Asian 31
(4%)
460
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
20
(0%)

Quartz Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 412
(49%)
5,211
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(44%)
2,811
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(7%)
619
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Quartz Hill Elementary is ranked 1,755th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Quartz Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Quartz Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 940
2006 936
2007 983
2008 1011
2009 981
2010 957
2011 983
2012 837

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.4
2006 22.8
2007 24.6
2008 27.6
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 28.1
2012 28.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.38675213675214
2007 0.38657171922686
2008 0.4213649851632
2009 0.4546381243629
2010 0.46185997910136
2011 0.45269582909461
2012 0.50776583034648

Compare Quartz Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,890.0% 28.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Quartz Hill Elementary
Quartz Hill, CA
Public KG - 06 837 28.9:1  
Valley View Elementary
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Public KG - 08 797 27.5:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 887 26:1 2 miles
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Gregg Anderson Academy
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Public KG - 08 862 27.8:1 2 miles
Bethel Christian School
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Private PK - 12 393 13:1 3 miles
Endeavour Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 786 20.8:1 3 miles
Esperanza Elementary
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Public KG - 06 1,028 27.8:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 628 28.7:1 3 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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