El Capitan High School



El Capitan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

El Capitan High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 3
9 404
10 415
11 404
12 451

El Capitan High School is a public high school of the Grossmont Union High School District located in Lakeside, CA. It has 1,677 students in grades 9th through 12th. El Capitan High School is the 556th largest public high school in California and the 2,542nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.74

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El Capitan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 880
(52%)
11,785
(52%)
 Female 797
(48%)
11,095
(48%)

El Capitan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,112
(66%)
10,807
(47%)
 Hispanic 383
(23%)
7,765
(34%)
 Two or More 113
(7%)
1,729
(8%)
 American Indian 34
(2%)
167
(1%)
 Black 16
(1%)
1,575
(7%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
682
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
155
(1%)

El Capitan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,075
(64%)
12,686
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 492
(29%)
8,691
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(7%)
1,503
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

El Capitan High School is ranked 634th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of El Capitan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) is lower than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

El Capitan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1898
2006 1841
2007 1841
2008 1878
2009 1887
2010 1762
2011 1713
2012 1677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.5
2006 22.5
2007 20.4
2008 21
2009 26.6
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12961011591149
2006 0.18250950570342
2007 0.23954372623574
2008 0.26198083067093
2009 0.24165341812401
2010 0.16572077185017
2011 0.27495621716287
2012 0.35897435897436

Compare El Capitan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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