Jessie Nelson Academy



Jessie Nelson Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jessie Nelson Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 258
7 257
8 283
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jessie Nelson Academy is a public elementary school located in Signal Hill, CA in the Long Beach Unified School District. It enrolls 798 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 798
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.88

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Jessie Nelson Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 406
(51%)
27,515
(52%)
 Female 392
(49%)
25,681
(48%)

Jessie Nelson Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 470
(59%)
30,403
(57%)
 Asian 177
(22%)
5,334
(10%)
 Black 112
(14%)
6,838
(13%)
 White 15
(2%)
6,972
(13%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
2,784
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
769
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
96
(0%)

Jessie Nelson Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 596
(75%)
31,686
(60%)
 Not Eligible 109
(14%)
16,735
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(12%)
4,775
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Jessie Nelson Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.3%) is 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.

Jessie Nelson Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1007
2006 732
2007 841
2008 645
2009 619
2010 632
2011 627
2012 760
2013 837
2014 870
2015 798

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.5
2006 19.4
2007 18.9
2008 23
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 26
2012 26.7
2013 27.7
2014 28.2
2015 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95531281032771
2006 1.2226775956284
2007 0.94530321046373
2008 0.93953488372093
2009 0.92245557350565
2010 0.95569620253165
2011 0.25996810207337
2012 0.89736842105263
2013 0.90919952210275
2014 0.88620689655172
2015 0.86340852130326

Compare Jessie Nelson Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 86.3%
 

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Public 06 - 08 798 27.6:1  
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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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