Placerita Junior High School



Placerita Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Placerita Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 534
8 519
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Placerita Junior High School is a public high school of the William S. Hart Union High School District located in Newhall, CA. It has 1,053 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.45

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Placerita Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 550
(52%)
13,348
(49%)
 Male 503
(48%)
13,767
(51%)

Placerita Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 584
(55%)
10,754
(40%)
 White 383
(36%)
10,794
(40%)
 Asian 56
(5%)
2,775
(10%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
1,332
(5%)
 Black 11
(1%)
1,366
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
56
(0%)

Placerita Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 712
(68%)
19,951
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 299
(28%)
6,001
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(4%)
1,163
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Placerita Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.4%) is 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.

Placerita Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1071
2006 1023
2007 1060
2008 1028
2009 941
2010 1048
2011 1051
2012 1061
2013 1087
2014 1092
2015 1053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.1
2006 24.1
2007 21.1
2008 23.4
2009 26.9
2010 N/A
2011 24.4
2012 25.6
2013 25.8
2014 27.7
2015 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18954248366013
2006 0.16129032258065
2007 0.1877358490566
2008 0.18385214007782
2009 0.23060573857598
2010 0.24618320610687
2011 0.11037107516651
2012 0.33930254476909
2013 0.3670653173873
2014 0.36080586080586
2015 0.32383665716999

Compare Placerita Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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