A. J. Dorsa Elementary



A. J. Dorsa Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

A. J. Dorsa Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 62
2 75
3 87
4 98
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

A. J. Dorsa Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 489 students in grades 1st through 12th. A. J. Dorsa Elementary is the 3,445th largest public school in California and the 22,985th largest nationally. It has 26.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,985th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,445th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,942nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,956th out of 6,257

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A. J. Dorsa Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 253
(52%)
6,254
(52%)
 Female 236
(48%)
5,810
(48%)

A. J. Dorsa Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 443
(91%)
9,537
(79%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
1,893
(16%)
 Black 6
(1%)
183
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
92
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
229
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
106
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

A. J. Dorsa Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 372
(76%)
8,633
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(15%)
1,784
(15%)
 Not Eligible 44
(9%)
1,647
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, A. J. Dorsa Elementary is ranked 1,739th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of A. J. Dorsa Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.0%) is significantly 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.

A. J. Dorsa Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 553
2006 584
2007 574
2008 566
2009 554
2010 527
2011 539
2012 525
2013 511
2014 500
2015 489

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.5
2007 19.1
2008 20.2
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 19.4
2012 20.1
2013 22.2
2014 22.7
2015 26.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99457504520796
2006 0.94691780821918
2007 0.99303135888502
2008 0.99469964664311
2009 0.8826714801444
2010 0.88235294117647
2011 0.99443413729128
2012 0.9847619047619
2013 0.88454011741683
2014 0.912
2015 0.91002044989775

Compare A. J. Dorsa Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,640.0% 26.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.0%
 

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