Benjamin Foxen Elementary



Benjamin Foxen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 17
2 22
3 16
4 23
5 25
6 22
7 12
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 173 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Foxen Elementary is the 5,667th largest public school in California and the 49,832nd largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 173
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,832nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,667th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,256th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,671st out of 6,257

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Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 88
(51%)
654
(53%)
 Male 85
(49%)
588
(47%)

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 85
(49%)
300
(24%)
 White 63
(36%)
805
(65%)
 Two or More 16
(9%)
94
(8%)
 Black 4
(2%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
19
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Benjamin Foxen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(54%)
374
(30%)
 Not Eligible 61
(35%)
644
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(10%)
224
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Benjamin Foxen Elementary is ranked 4,804th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Foxen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.7%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 134
2014 133
2015 173

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
2013 19.1
2014 19
2015 21.6

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
2013 0.59701492537313
2014 0.62406015037594
2015 0.64739884393064

Compare Benjamin Foxen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 64.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 173 21.6:1  
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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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