Idea Center



Idea Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 16
10 24
11 43
12 80

Idea Center is a public high school of the Grossmont Union High School District located in El Cajon, CA. It has 163 students in grades 9th through 12th. Idea Center is the 1,659th largest public high school in California and the 18,281st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.0 to 1.

Total Students: 163
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,281st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,659th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 262nd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,306th out of 2,608

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Idea Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 87
(53%)
11,280
(52%)
 Female 76
(47%)
10,493
(48%)

Idea Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 73
(45%)
9,449
(43%)
 Hispanic 63
(39%)
8,152
(37%)
 Black 17
(10%)
1,571
(7%)
 Two or More 8
(5%)
1,554
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
145
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
784
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
118
(1%)

Idea Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(41%)
7,230
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(31%)
5,487
(25%)
 Not Eligible 45
(28%)
9,056
(42%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Idea Center is ranked 1,528th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Compare Idea Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
900.0% 9.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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