La Quinta High School



La Quinta High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Quinta 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
9 502
10 551
11 528
12 568

La Quinta High School is a public high school of the Garden Grove Unf School District located in Westminster, CA. It has 2,149 students in grades 9th through 12th. La Quinta High School is the 314th largest public high school in California and the 1,099th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 29.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,149
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.5

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La Quinta High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,080
(50%)
11,521
(51%)
 Female 1,069
(50%)
11,157
(49%)

La Quinta High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 1,646
(77%)
7,898
(35%)
 Hispanic 391
(18%)
11,705
(52%)
 White 98
(5%)
2,546
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
176
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
114
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
199
(1%)

La Quinta High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,296
(60%)
14,375
(63%)
 Not Eligible 606
(28%)
6,143
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 247
(11%)
2,160
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

La Quinta High School is ranked 158th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Quinta High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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.

La Quinta High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1762
2006 1792
2007 1877
2008 1954
2009 2038
2010 2159
2011 2202
2012 2149

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.8
2006 26.5
2007 23.5
2008 27.4
2009 28.1
2010 N/A
2011 30
2012 29.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61975028376844
2006 0.60435267857143
2007 0.6302610548748
2008 0.62845445240532
2009 0.66732090284593
2010 0.62992125984252
2011
2012 0.71800837598883

Compare La Quinta High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,920.0% 29.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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