Rachel Carson Elementary



Rachel Carson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 59
2 56
3 59
4 59
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rachel Carson Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the San Jose Unified School District. It enrolls 354 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rachel Carson Elementary is the 4,838th largest public school in California and the 36,659th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,659th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,838th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 805th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,288th out of 6,257

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Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 194
(55%)
11,468
(51%)
 Female 160
(45%)
10,908
(49%)

Rachel Carson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 150
(42%)
12,032
(54%)
 White 79
(22%)
5,290
(24%)
 Asian 70
(20%)
3,208
(14%)
 Two or More 39
(11%)
1,162
(5%)
 Black 15
(4%)
532
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
82
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
70
(0%)

Rachel Carson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 224
(63%)
12,279
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(29%)
8,547
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
1,550
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Rachel Carson Elementary is ranked 4,621st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rachel Carson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.7%) is 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.

Rachel Carson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 390
2007 390
2008 427
2009 445
2010 431
2011 433
2012 422
2013 413
2014 396
2015 354

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.9
2007 15.7
2008 18.6
2009 18.9
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 22.1
2013 24.6
2014 22.6
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32142857142857
2006 0.32307692307692
2007 0.36153846153846
2008 0.36533957845433
2009 0.32134831460674
2010 0.36426914153132
2011 0.30023094688222
2012 0.37677725118483
2013 0.35593220338983
2014 0.35353535353535
2015 0.36723163841808

Compare Rachel Carson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 354 20.3:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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