Ceres Elementary



Ceres Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ceres Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 63
2 64
3 54
4 67
5 48
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 372 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ceres Elementary is the 4,689th largest public school in California and the 34,865th largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 372
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,865th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,689th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,073rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,969th out of 6,257

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Ceres Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 214
(58%)
4,622
(52%)
 Female 158
(42%)
4,208
(48%)

Ceres Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 351
(94%)
7,375
(84%)
 White 13
(3%)
1,040
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
232
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
74
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
78
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Ceres Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(54%)
3,710
(42%)
 Not Eligible 115
(31%)
4,155
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(15%)
965
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ceres Elementary is ranked 3,430th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ceres Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.1%) 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.

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
2013 363
2014 347
2015 372

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
2013 27.8
2014 25.7
2015 26.6

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
2013 0.69972451790634
2014 0.76368876080692
2015 0.69086021505376

Compare Ceres Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 69.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 372 26.6:1  
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Private KG - 08 156 12:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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