Alta Mesa Elementary



Alta Mesa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Mesa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 31
2 43
3 44
4 37
5 28
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alta Mesa Elementary is a public elementary school located in Redding, CA in the Enterprise Elementary School District. It enrolls 234 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alta Mesa Elementary is the 5,382nd largest public school in California and the 46,251st largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,251st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,382nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,701st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,564th out of 6,159

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Alta Mesa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 123
(53%)
1,874
(51%)
 Female 111
(47%)
1,766
(49%)

Alta Mesa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 136
(58%)
2,243
(62%)
 Hispanic 44
(19%)
597
(16%)
 Two or More 23
(10%)
332
(9%)
 Asian 20
(9%)
238
(7%)
 American Indian 6
(3%)
142
(4%)
 Black 5
(2%)
81
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Alta Mesa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(70%)
2,121
(58%)
 Not Eligible 41
(18%)
1,145
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(13%)
374
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Alta Mesa Elementary is ranked 3,856th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Mesa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Alta Mesa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 339
2006 343
2007 305
2008 316
2009 268
2010 264
2011 217
2012 234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 17.2
2007 15.2
2008 19.6
2009 15.8
2010 N/A
2011 18.7
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69026548672566
2006 0.87172011661808
2007 0.97704918032787
2008 0.7879746835443
2009 0.7910447761194
2010 0.79545454545455
2011 0.7926267281106
2012 0.82478632478632

Compare Alta Mesa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 234 27.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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