Dona Merced Elementary



Dona Merced Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dona Merced Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 88
2 86
3 100
4 115
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dona Merced Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA in the Central Elementary School District. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dona Merced Elementary is the 2,410th largest public school in California and the 14,930th largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,930th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,410th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,013th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,257

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Dona Merced Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 323
(55%)
2,418
(52%)
 Female 259
(45%)
2,260
(48%)

Dona Merced Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 285
(49%)
2,425
(52%)
 White 193
(33%)
1,300
(28%)
 Black 46
(8%)
482
(10%)
 Asian 33
(6%)
330
(7%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
107
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Dona Merced Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 280
(48%)
2,119
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(46%)
2,195
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(6%)
364
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Dona Merced Elementary is ranked 3,010th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dona Merced Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Dona Merced Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 528
2006 542
2007 547
2008 569
2009 548
2010 555
2011 556
2012 578
2013 602
2014 602
2015 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22.6
2007 21
2008 24.5
2009 24.7
2010 N/A
2011 29.3
2012 27.5
2013 26.2
2014 26.2
2015 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34848484848485
2006 0.32656826568266
2007 0.3327239488117
2008 0.42003514938489
2009 0.45985401459854
2010 0.47207207207207
2011 0.30755395683453
2012 0.55017301038062
2013 0.54318936877076
2014 0.45182724252492
2015 0.51890034364261

Compare Dona Merced Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dona Merced Elementary
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Public KG - 05 582 26.5:1  
Ruth Musser Middle School
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Public 05 - 08 977 25.1:1 1 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
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Private PK - TK 109 9:1 1 miles
Coyote Canyon Elementary
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Public KG - 04 754 24.3:1 1 miles
Montessori Academy of Ed Inc- Dba Montessori Acade
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Private PK - 06 96 8:1 1 miles
Central Elementary
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Public KG - 05 532 26.6:1 1 miles
Deer Canyon Elementary
Alta Loma, CA
Public KG - 06 603 26.4:1 1 miles
Alta Loma Christian School
Alta Loma, CA
Private PK - 08 244 14:1 2 miles
Victoria Groves Elementary
Alta Loma, CA
Public KG - 06 543 25.6:1 2 miles
Upland Christian Academy
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Private KG - 12 566 13:1 2 miles
Cucamonga Elementary
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Public KG - 05 553 23:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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