Plum Canyon Elementary



Plum Canyon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 87
2 77
3 89
4 106
5 100
6 121
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plum Canyon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Saugus, CA in the Saugus Union School District. It enrolls 679 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plum Canyon Elementary is the 1,473rd largest public school in California and the 8,998th largest nationally. It has 28.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 679
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,998th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,473rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,771st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,230th out of 6,257

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Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 362
(53%)
5,221
(52%)
 Female 317
(47%)
4,762
(48%)

Plum Canyon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(49%)
4,837
(48%)
 Hispanic 217
(32%)
3,135
(31%)
 Asian 78
(11%)
1,395
(14%)
 Black 28
(4%)
350
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
217
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)

Plum Canyon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 605
(89%)
7,942
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(9%)
1,661
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
380
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Plum Canyon Elementary is ranked 5,224th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plum Canyon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.9%) 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.

Plum Canyon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 747
2006 714
2007 769
2008 714
2009 782
2010 772
2011 758
2012 738
2013 700
2014 679
2015 679

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.4
2007 20.2
2008 21.6
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 29.5
2013 29.2
2014 28.3
2015 28.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11914323962517
2006 0.10084033613445
2007 0.10273081924577
2008 0.093837535014006
2009 0.10613810741688
2010 0.10492227979275
2011
2012 0.15176151761518
2013 0.11428571428571
2014 0.13549337260677
2015 0.10898379970545

Compare Plum Canyon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.9%
 
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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