Gifford C. Cole Middle School



Gifford C. Cole Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 1
5 3
6 1
7 331
8 326
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gifford C. Cole Middle School is a public high school of the Eastside Union Elementary School District located in Lancaster, CA. It has 662 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 343
(52%)
343
(52%)
 Female 319
(48%)
319
(48%)

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 398
(60%)
398
(60%)
 Black 186
(28%)
186
(28%)
 White 51
(8%)
51
(8%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(80%)
530
(80%)
 Not Eligible 92
(14%)
92
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
40
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gifford C. Cole Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) 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.

Gifford C. Cole Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 995
2006 930
2007 916
2008 886
2009 842
2010 889
2011 918
2012 879
2013 830
2014 649
2015 662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 22.5
2007 22.9
2008 23.3
2009 21.6
2010 N/A
2011 23.5
2012 23.8
2013 23.7
2014 21.6
2015 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75678391959799
2006 0.80860215053763
2007 0.86899563318777
2008 0.93002257336343
2009 0.79572446555819
2010 0.84026996625422
2011 0.80065359477124
2012 0.8122866894198
2013 0.93493975903614
2014 0.90446841294299
2015 0.86102719033233

Compare Gifford C. Cole Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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