Los Altos Elementary



Los Altos Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Los Altos Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 83
2 88
3 78
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Los Altos Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the South Whittier Elementary School District. It enrolls 350 students in grades 1st through 12th. Los Altos Elementary is the 4,874th largest public school in California and the 37,046th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,046th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,874th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,945th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,920th out of 6,257

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Los Altos Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(50%)
1,180
(51%)
 Female 174
(50%)
1,134
(49%)

Los Altos Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 337
(96%)
2,186
(94%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
34
(1%)
 White 4
(1%)
70
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Los Altos Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 278
(79%)
1,828
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(12%)
262
(11%)
 Not Eligible 30
(9%)
224
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Los Altos Elementary is ranked 2,861st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Los Altos Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.4%) is significantly 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.

Los Altos Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 479
2006 467
2007 494
2008 430
2009 455
2010 487
2011 464
2012 427
2013 408
2014 387
2015 350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.7
2007 19.8
2008 19.5
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 30.9
2012 29.2
2013 27.9
2014 24.8
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74112734864301
2006 0.81370449678801
2007 0.67004048582996
2008 0.74418604651163
2009 0.87472527472527
2010 0.76796714579055
2011 0.99353448275862
2012 0.85948477751756
2013 0.80147058823529
2014 0.91989664082687
2015 0.91428571428571

Compare Los Altos 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 91.4%
 

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Public KG - 03 350 24:1  
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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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