Sparks Middle School



Sparks Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sparks Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 246
8 230
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sparks Middle School is a public high school of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District located in La Puente, CA. It has 476 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 476
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Sparks Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 243
(51%)
3,277
(48%)
 Male 233
(49%)
3,545
(52%)

Sparks Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(93%)
5,497
(81%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
955
(14%)
 White 6
(1%)
225
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
84
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Sparks Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(81%)
4,176
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
819
(12%)
 Not Eligible 42
(9%)
1,827
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sparks Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) is significantly 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.

Sparks Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1008
2006 631
2007 552
2008 544
2009 522
2010 510
2011 528
2012 502
2013 492
2014 476
2015 476

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 22.5
2007 19.7
2008 23.7
2009 21.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.1
2012 21.7
2013 21.3
2014 21.6
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64484126984127
2006 0.77496038034865
2007 0.69202898550725
2008 0.82536764705882
2009 0.90804597701149
2010 0.92156862745098
2011 0.99431818181818
2012 0.92231075697211
2013 0.94715447154472
2014 0.94327731092437
2015 0.91176470588235

Compare Sparks Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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Public 07 - 08 476 22.7:1  
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