Guidance Charter



Guidance Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Guidance Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 38
2 46
3 47
4 52
5 50
6 46
7 110
8 80
9 58
10 55
11 38
12 20

Guidance Charter is a public high school of the Palmdale Elementary School District located in Palmdale, CA. It has 673 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Guidance Charter is the 972nd largest public high school in California and the 8,570th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.1 to 1.

Total Students: 673
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,570th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 972nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,061st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,072nd out of 2,608

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Guidance Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 349
(52%)
3,008
(49%)
 Male 324
(48%)
3,190
(51%)

Guidance Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 484
(72%)
4,406
(71%)
 Black 123
(18%)
995
(16%)
 White 41
(6%)
541
(9%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
128
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
71
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Guidance Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 546
(81%)
4,536
(73%)
 Not Eligible 73
(11%)
946
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
716
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Guidance Charter is ranked 658th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Guidance Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.2%) 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.

Guidance Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 142
2006 82
2007 124
2008 228
2009 274
2010 319
2011 228
2012 296
2013 583
2014 645
2015 673

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 8.2
2007 9.5
2008 19
2009 24.9
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 19.7
2013 36.4
2014 24.8
2015 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 1.7926829268293
2007 0.9758064516129
2008 0.76754385964912
2009 0.71532846715328
2010 0.77115987460815
2011
2012 0.1722972972973
2013 0.78902229845626
2014 0.77674418604651
2015 0.89153046062407

Compare Guidance Charter to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.2%
 

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