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 0
9 420
10 395
11 377
12 399

El Capitan High School is a public high school of the Grossmont Union High School District located in Lakeside, CA. It has 1,591 students in grades 9th through 12th. El Capitan High School is the 583rd largest public high school in California and the 2,990th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,990th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 583rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,456th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 533rd out of 2,608

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El Capitan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 812
(51%)
11,280
(52%)
 Female 779
(49%)
10,493
(48%)

El Capitan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 958
(60%)
9,449
(43%)
 Hispanic 456
(29%)
8,152
(37%)
 Two or More 97
(6%)
1,554
(7%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
145
(1%)
 Black 27
(2%)
1,571
(7%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
784
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
118
(1%)

El Capitan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 734
(46%)
9,056
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 494
(31%)
5,487
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(23%)
7,230
(33%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

El Capitan High School is ranked 493rd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of El Capitan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1613
2014 1649
2015 1591

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
2013 24
2014 22.8
2015 21.8

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
2013 0.45691258524489
2014 0.46452395391146
2015 0.53865493400377

Compare El Capitan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.9%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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