Sweetwater Springs Elementary



Sweetwater Springs Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater Springs Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 82
2 80
3 87
4 87
5 79
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sweetwater Springs Elementary is a public elementary school located in Spring Valley, CA in the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. It enrolls 579 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sweetwater Springs Elementary is the 2,434th largest public school in California and the 15,158th largest nationally. It has 29.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 579
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,158th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,434th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,931st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,409th out of 6,257

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Sweetwater Springs Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 308
(53%)
5,400
(49%)
 Male 271
(47%)
5,591
(51%)

Sweetwater Springs Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 280
(48%)
5,351
(49%)
 White 147
(25%)
3,103
(28%)
 Black 71
(12%)
1,068
(10%)
 Asian 41
(7%)
546
(5%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
813
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
28
(0%)

Sweetwater Springs Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(48%)
5,458
(50%)
 Not Eligible 224
(39%)
4,279
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(13%)
1,254
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Sweetwater Springs Elementary is ranked 2,517th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater Springs Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.3%) 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.

Sweetwater Springs Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 430
2006 412
2007 390
2008 424
2009 465
2010 458
2011 554
2012 578
2013 595
2014 572
2015 579

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.1
2007 14.1
2008 17.1
2009 21.3
2010 N/A
2011 30.3
2012 30.4
2013 31.3
2014 30.1
2015 29

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55813953488372
2006 0.5121359223301
2007 0.62051282051282
2008 0.51415094339623
2009 0.49462365591398
2010 0.55240174672489
2011 0.36642599277978
2012 0.54498269896194
2013 0.6
2014 0.61013986013986
2015 0.61312607944732

Compare Sweetwater Springs Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,900.0% 29.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 61.3%
 

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