Great Western Elementary



Great Western Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Western Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 53
2 75
3 52
4 60
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Great Western Elementary is a public elementary school located in Reedley, CA in the Kings Canyon Joint Unified School District. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Great Western Elementary is the 4,752nd largest public school in California and the 35,552nd largest nationally. It has 26.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,752nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,743rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,969th out of 6,257

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Great Western Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 183
(50%)
3,358
(48%)
 Male 182
(50%)
3,651
(52%)

Great Western Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 288
(79%)
6,119
(87%)
 White 56
(15%)
651
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
104
(1%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
95
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Great Western Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 248
(68%)
5,312
(76%)
 Not Eligible 83
(23%)
990
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
707
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Great Western Elementary is ranked 3,210th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Western Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is 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.

Great Western Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 315
2007 350
2008 348
2009 378
2010 365
2011 351
2012 382
2013 347
2014 370
2015 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 18.1
2007 17.9
2008 24
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 27.5
2012 27.3
2013 26.7
2014 26.4
2015 26.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61271676300578
2006 0.73333333333333
2007 0.70571428571429
2008 0.73563218390805
2009 0.74338624338624
2010 0.73150684931507
2011
2012 0.94502617801047
2013 0.6657060518732
2014 0.77567567567568
2015 0.77260273972603

Compare Great Western Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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