Turtleback Elementary



Turtleback Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Turtleback Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 128
1 91
2 82
3 84
4 92
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Turtleback Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the Poway Unf School District. It enrolls 555 students in grades 1st through 12th. Turtleback Elementary is the 2,734th largest public school in California and the 16,670th largest nationally. It has 27.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 555
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,670th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,734th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,655th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,321st out of 6,159

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Turtleback Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 282
(51%)
12,562
(52%)
 Female 273
(49%)
11,564
(48%)

Turtleback Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(49%)
12,336
(51%)
 Asian 117
(21%)
6,278
(26%)
 Hispanic 86
(15%)
3,341
(14%)
 Two or More 54
(10%)
1,373
(6%)
 Black 16
(3%)
634
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
110
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
54
(0%)

Turtleback Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 477
(86%)
20,540
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
2,583
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
1,003
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Turtleback Elementary is ranked 5,004th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Turtleback Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.1%) is significantly 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.

Turtleback Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 577
2006 521
2007 506
2008 515
2009 527
2010 540
2011 551
2012 555

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.4
2007 18.7
2008 21.5
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.6
2012 27.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.086655112651646
2006 0.10172744721689
2007 0.11462450592885
2008 0.07378640776699
2009 0.098671726755218
2010 0.10555555555556
2011
2012 0.14054054054054

Compare Turtleback Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,710.0% 27.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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