Santa Margarita Elementary



Santa Margarita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 43
2 38
3 46
4 38
5 41
6 37
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Santa Margarita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Margarita, CA in the Atascadero Unified School District. It enrolls 292 students in grades 1st through 12th. Santa Margarita Elementary is the 5,193rd largest public school in California and the 42,267th largest nationally. It has 29.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 292
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,267th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,193rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,964th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,495th out of 6,257

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Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 156
(53%)
1,669
(50%)
 Female 136
(47%)
1,637
(50%)

Santa Margarita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(74%)
2,162
(65%)
 Hispanic 54
(18%)
897
(27%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
114
(3%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
63
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
26
(1%)

Santa Margarita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 222
(76%)
2,064
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(19%)
987
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
255
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Santa Margarita Elementary is ranked 5,282nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Santa Margarita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.0%) is significantly 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.

Santa Margarita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 293
2006 281
2007 298
2008 298
2009 292
2010 283
2011 273
2012 272
2013 267
2014 280
2015 292

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 18
2007 16
2008 20.1
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 24.1
2013 29.7
2014 28
2015 29.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23549488054608
2006 0.33096085409253
2007 0.29530201342282
2008 0.27181208053691
2009 0.29794520547945
2010 0.35335689045936
2011 0.018315018315018
2012 0.34926470588235
2013 0.25842696629213
2014 0.20714285714286
2015 0.23972602739726

Compare Santa Margarita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,920.0% 29.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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