La Colima Elementary



La Colima Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Colima Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 78
2 92
3 81
4 96
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Colima Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Colima Elementary is the 3,285th largest public school in California and the 21,426th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,426th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,285th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,945th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,257

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La Colima Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 269
(53%)
4,622
(52%)
 Female 236
(47%)
4,208
(48%)

La Colima Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 464
(92%)
7,375
(84%)
 White 23
(5%)
1,040
(12%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
232
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
74
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
78
(1%)

La Colima Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(63%)
3,710
(42%)
 Not Eligible 133
(26%)
4,155
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
965
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, La Colima Elementary is ranked 2,362nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Colima Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) 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.

La Colima Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 558
2006 522
2007 521
2008 535
2009 519
2010 548
2011 576
2012 563
2013 562
2014 522
2015 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.4
2007 16.3
2008 17.8
2009 17.6
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 22.5
2013 26.7
2014 24.9
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47132616487455
2006 0.54214559386973
2007 0.59692898272553
2008 0.71401869158879
2009 0.64161849710983
2010 0.64598540145985
2011 0.14409722222222
2012 0.65186500888099
2013 0.73131672597865
2014 0.74137931034483
2015 0.73663366336634

Compare La Colima 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 73.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 505 24:1  
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Private KG - 08 156 12:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 317 26:1 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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