Ralph Dunlap Elementary



Ralph Dunlap Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralph Dunlap Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 89
2 110
3 99
4 101
5 67
6 99
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralph Dunlap Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Maria, CA in the Orcutt Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 644 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ralph Dunlap Elementary is the 1,828th largest public school in California and the 10,489th largest nationally. It has 28.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,828th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Ralph Dunlap Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 334
(52%)
2,092
(51%)
 Female 310
(48%)
1,998
(49%)

Ralph Dunlap Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(59%)
1,919
(47%)
 Hispanic 196
(30%)
1,751
(43%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
182
(4%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
142
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
18
(0%)

Ralph Dunlap Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 454
(70%)
2,250
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(20%)
1,302
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(9%)
538
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ralph Dunlap Elementary is ranked 3,882nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ralph Dunlap Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.5%) is significantly 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.

Ralph Dunlap Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 589
2006 629
2007 585
2008 597
2009 560
2010 539
2011 580
2012 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 23.3
2007 21.3
2008 23
2009 28
2010 N/A
2011 25.7
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19864176570458
2006 0.18918918918919
2007 0.24102564102564
2008 0.23115577889447
2009 0.25714285714286
2010 0.23747680890538
2011
2012 0.29503105590062

Compare Ralph Dunlap Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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