Bonita Elementary



Bonita Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bonita Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 74
2 78
3 79
4 73
5 77
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bonita Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Santa Maria-Bonita School District. It enrolls 536 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bonita Elementary is the 2,913th largest public school in California and the 18,665th largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 536
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,665th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,913th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,160th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Bonita Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 277
(52%)
6,666
(49%)
 Male 259
(48%)
6,870
(51%)

Bonita Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 523
(98%)
12,705
(94%)
 White 7
(1%)
453
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
234
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
24
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Bonita Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(87%)
10,398
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
1,444
(11%)
 Not Eligible 31
(6%)
1,694
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Bonita Elementary is ranked 1,310th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bonita Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) is significantly 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.

Bonita Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 348
2007 387
2008 421
2009 510
2010 535
2011 571
2012 599
2013 616
2014 638
2015 536

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 18.8
2007 19.4
2008 18.3
2009 25.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 24.4
2013 23.2
2014 23.2
2015 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87301587301587
2006 0.95977011494253
2007 0.94832041343669
2008 0.91211401425178
2009 0.93921568627451
2010 0.93644859813084
2011 0.45183887915937
2012 0.96160267111853
2013 0.79707792207792
2014 0.93416927899687
2015 0.94216417910448

Compare Bonita Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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