Della S. Lindley Elementary



Della S. Lindley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Della S. Lindley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 115
1 90
2 100
3 124
4 103
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Della S. Lindley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thousand Palms, CA in the Palm Springs Unified School District. It enrolls 649 students in grades 1st through 12th. Della S. Lindley Elementary is the 1,724th largest public school in California and the 10,552nd largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 649
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,724th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,945th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,497th out of 6,257

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Della S. Lindley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 347
(53%)
8,271
(51%)
 Female 302
(47%)
7,802
(49%)

Della S. Lindley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 575
(89%)
12,510
(78%)
 White 45
(7%)
1,913
(12%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
331
(2%)
 Black 9
(1%)
790
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
438
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
71
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
20
(0%)

Della S. Lindley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 492
(76%)
12,323
(77%)
 Not Eligible 88
(14%)
2,229
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(11%)
1,521
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Della S. Lindley Elementary is ranked 986th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Della S. Lindley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.4%) 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.

Della S. Lindley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 723
2006 703
2007 697
2008 677
2009 689
2010 625
2011 595
2012 613
2013 643
2014 664
2015 649

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 19.5
2007 18.5
2008 19.3
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 27
2012 30.6
2013 26.8
2014 25.5
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83679114799447
2006 0.68990042674253
2007 0.74605451936872
2008 0.80649926144756
2009 0.79825834542816
2010 0.8416
2011 0.79327731092437
2012 0.80097879282219
2013 0.83359253499222
2014 0.90361445783133
2015 0.86440677966102

Compare Della S. Lindley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 86.4%
 

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Public KG - 05 649 24:1  
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Public KG - 05 421 24.8:1 6 miles
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Private PK - 08 222 13:1 6 miles
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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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