Benjamin Foxen Elementary



Benjamin Foxen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 13
1 21
2 18
3 13
4 10
5 14
6 7
7 15
8 17
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Foxen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Blochman Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 128 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Foxen Elementary is the 5,705th largest public school in California and the 51,594th largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 128
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,594th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,705th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,164th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,736th out of 6,159

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Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 65
(51%)
414
(50%)
 Female 63
(49%)
406
(50%)

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 70
(55%)
523
(64%)
 Hispanic 40
(31%)
204
(25%)
 Two or More 11
(9%)
33
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(3%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(2%)
6
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
21
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(3%)

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 60
(47%)
473
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(42%)
213
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(11%)
134
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Benjamin Foxen Elementary is ranked 5,115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Foxen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.1%) is slightly 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.

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 75
2006 84
2007 91
2008 92
2009 99
2010 129
2011 140
2012 128

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.8
2007 16.5
2008 18.4
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 19.4
2012 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61333333333333
2006 0.60714285714286
2007 0.61538461538462
2008 0.68478260869565
2009 0.63636363636364
2010 0.45736434108527
2011
2012 0.53125

Compare Benjamin Foxen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 08 128 20.6:1  
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Public KG - 06 734 24.5:1 9 miles
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Public KG - 12 700 24.3:1 9 miles
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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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