Ceres Elementary



Ceres Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ceres Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 59
2 53
3 57
4 62
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ceres Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ceres Elementary is the 4,694th largest public school in California and the 35,472nd largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,694th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,746th out of 6,159

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Ceres Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 205
(57%)
4,694
(52%)
 Female 157
(43%)
4,407
(48%)

Ceres Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 324
(90%)
7,366
(81%)
 White 24
(7%)
1,289
(14%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
260
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
88
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
54
(1%)

Ceres Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 185
(51%)
3,453
(38%)
 Not Eligible 118
(33%)
4,744
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(16%)
904
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ceres Elementary is ranked 3,355th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ceres Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Ceres Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 343
2007 358
2008 334
2009 335
2010 356
2011 349
2012 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.1
2007 18.8
2008 17.6
2009 16.3
2010 N/A
2011 20.8
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6684350132626
2006 0.65889212827988
2007 0.67039106145251
2008 0.79041916167665
2009 0.73134328358209
2010 0.75
2011 0.21489971346705
2012 0.67403314917127

Compare Ceres Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 67.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ceres Elementary
Whittier, CA
Public KG - 05 362 24:1  
L'Heritage Francais
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Private PK - 04 60 8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 563 22.5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 535 29.7:1 2 miles
St Paul of the Cross School
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Private KG - 08 169 16:1 2 miles
St Bruno Parish School
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Private KG - 08 308 22:1 2 miles
Heights Christian Junior High School
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Private 06 - 08 295 10:1 2 miles
Monte Vista Middle School
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Public 04 - 06 351 31.9:1 2 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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