Peters Canyon Elementary



Peters Canyon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peters Canyon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 137
1 78
2 71
3 72
4 94
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peters Canyon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tustin, CA in the Tustin Unified School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peters Canyon Elementary is the 2,642nd largest public school in California and the 16,638th largest nationally. It has 28.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,638th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,642nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,708th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,606th out of 6,257

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Peters Canyon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 281
(50%)
8,327
(52%)
 Female 279
(50%)
7,840
(48%)

Peters Canyon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 224
(40%)
3,289
(20%)
 White 205
(37%)
4,335
(27%)
 Hispanic 82
(15%)
7,550
(47%)
 Two or More 37
(7%)
584
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
329
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
52
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Peters Canyon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 530
(95%)
9,345
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
5,465
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
1,357
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Peters Canyon Elementary is ranked 5,792nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peters Canyon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.4%) 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.

Peters Canyon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 467
2006 475
2007 505
2008 618
2009 630
2010 627
2011 632
2012 566
2013 512
2014 549
2015 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.7
2007 19.4
2008 21.3
2009 26.5
2010 N/A
2011 30.1
2012 30.6
2013 28.4
2014 29.8
2015 28.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.017130620985011
2006 0.042105263157895
2007 0.033663366336634
2008 0.04368932038835
2009 0.038095238095238
2010 0.035087719298246
2011
2012 0.040636042402827
2013 0.0390625
2014 0.036429872495446
2015 0.053571428571429

Compare Peters Canyon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,810.0% 28.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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