Sylvia Cassell Elementary



Sylvia Cassell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sylvia Cassell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 64
2 55
3 64
4 71
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sylvia Cassell Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sylvia Cassell Elementary is the 4,221st largest public school in California and the 30,247th largest nationally. It has 22.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,247th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,221st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,445th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,715th out of 6,257

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Sylvia Cassell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 211
(50%)
5,810
(48%)
 Male 207
(50%)
6,254
(52%)

Sylvia Cassell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 337
(81%)
9,537
(79%)
 Asian 67
(16%)
1,893
(16%)
 Black 7
(2%)
183
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
229
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
106
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
92
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Sylvia Cassell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 309
(74%)
8,633
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(14%)
1,784
(15%)
 Not Eligible 50
(12%)
1,647
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Sylvia Cassell Elementary is ranked 2,399th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sylvia Cassell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) 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.

Sylvia Cassell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 667
2006 605
2007 600
2008 620
2009 629
2010 576
2011 566
2012 502
2013 488
2014 452
2015 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.5
2007 17.6
2008 20
2009 20.1
2010 N/A
2011 19.1
2012 18.2
2013 22.2
2014 21.5
2015 22

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99550224887556
2006 0.99669421487603
2007 0.995
2008 0.99516129032258
2009 0.78378378378378
2010 0.796875
2011 0.91342756183746
2012 0.99402390438247
2013 0.89139344262295
2014 0.90265486725664
2015 0.88038277511962

Compare Sylvia Cassell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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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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