Beach Elementary



Beach Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Beach Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lummi Island, WA in the Ferndale School District. It enrolls 30 students in grades 1st through 12th. Beach Elementary is the 1,265th largest public school in Washington and the 55,344th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 30
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,344th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 1,265th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 192nd out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 1,223rd out of 1,263

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Beach Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 15
(50%)
1,635
(51%)
 Female 15
(50%)
1,570
(49%)

Beach Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 27
(90%)
1,953
(61%)
 Hispanic 2
(7%)
611
(19%)
 Two or More 1
(3%)
184
(6%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
103
(3%)
 Black 0
(0%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
313
(10%)

Beach Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 19
(63%)
1,610
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(27%)
1,318
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(10%)
277
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Beach Elementary is ranked 1,231st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beach Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 47.3%. 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.

Beach Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 51
2006 53
2007 57
2008 54
2009 54
2010 53
2011 43
2012 37
2013 35
2014 34
2015 30

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.1
2007 16.3
2008 15.4
2009 13.4
2010 14.7
2011 20
2012 17.3
2013 N/A
2014 13.4
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27450980392157
2006 0.22641509433962
2007 0.28070175438596
2008 0.44444444444444
2009 0.51851851851852
2010 0.37735849056604
2011 0.3953488372093
2012 0.54054054054054
2013 0.51428571428571
2014 0.52941176470588
2015 0.36666666666667

Compare Beach Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.7%
 
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Beach Elementary
Lummi Island, WA
Public KG - 05 30 15:1  
Alderwood Elementary School
Bellingham, WA
Public PK - 05 241 13.2:1 9 miles
Lowell Elementary School
Bellingham, WA
Public PK - 05 295 17.3:1 9 miles
Fairhaven Middle School
Bellingham, WA
Public 06 - 08 590 19.3:1 9 miles
Pioneer Meadows Montessori School
Ferndale, WA
Private PK - 06 117 13:1 9 miles
Cedar Tree Montessori
Bellingham, WA
Private PK - 06 65 7:1 10 miles
Orcas Island Elementary School
Eastsound, WA
Public PK - 06 213 15.9:1 10 miles
St Paul'S Academy
Bellingham, WA
Private PK - 12 330 9:1 10 miles
Oasis K-12
Eastsound, WA
Public KG - 12 430 32.8:1 10 miles
Birchwood Elementary School
Bellingham, WA
Public PK - 05 339 16.4:1 10 miles
Columbia Elementary School
Bellingham, WA
Public PK - 05 286 19.7:1 10 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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