Whale Gulch Elementary



Whale Gulch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 7
1 3
2 2
3 4
4 2
5 6
6 5
7 5
8 6
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whale Gulch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whitethorn, CA in the Leggett Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 40 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whale Gulch Elementary is the 6,103rd largest public school in California and the 55,052nd largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 40
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,052nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 6,103rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 232nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 6,096th out of 6,257

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Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 26
(65%)
54
(58%)
 Female 14
(35%)
39
(42%)

Whale Gulch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 33
(83%)
79
(85%)
 American Indian 3
(8%)
3
(3%)
 Hispanic 2
(5%)
4
(4%)
 Black 1
(3%)
2
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(3%)
2
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(3%)

Whale Gulch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 23
(58%)
37
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 11
(28%)
45
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(15%)
11
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Whale Gulch Elementary is ranked 5,985th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whale Gulch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is 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.

Whale Gulch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 28
2006 33
2007 31
2008 31
2009 32
2010 34
2011 35
2012 30
2013 37
2014 36
2015 40

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 16.5
2007 10.3
2008 5.6
2009 12.5
2010 N/A
2011 15.2
2012 12
2013 12.9
2014 12.2
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.035714285714286
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.17142857142857
2012 0.1
2013 0.24324324324324
2014 0.36111111111111
2015 0.425

Compare Whale Gulch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whale Gulch Elementary
Whitethorn, CA
Public KG - 08 40 13.4:1  
Whitethorn Elementary
Whitethorn, CA
Public KG - 06 78 19.5:1 4 miles
Redway Elementary
Redway, CA
Public KG - 06 278 23.2:1 13 miles
Leggett Valley Elementary
Leggett, CA
Public KG - 08 53 17.8:1 16 miles
Mattole Valley Charter (#159)
Petrolia, CA
Public KG - 12 670 19.9:1 22 miles
Agnes J. Johnson Elementary
Weott, CA
Public KG - 06 80 20:1 24 miles
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