Lake Elementary School

  • Lake Elementary School serves 428 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Lake Elementary School operates within the West Contra Costa Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 428 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 428 students
Lake Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lake Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Lake Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lake Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 24:1
Lake Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Lake Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-1994)
Asian
11%
11%
Lake Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
72%
54%
Lake Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
14%
6%
Lake Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
3%
24%
Lake Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Lake Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Lake Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.41
Lake Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
50%
Lake Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
9%
Lake Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • West Contra Costa Unified School District's student population of 30,298 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,980 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,179 is higher than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Contra Costa Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
4
Number of Students Managed 30,298 1,597
West Contra Costa Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $364 MM $20 MM
West Contra Costa Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $401 MM $20 MM
West Contra Costa Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,980 $12,314
West Contra Costa Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,179 $12,270
West Contra Costa Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/26/2011
My brother ans I went to this school. My Father Mr. Jimmie Puryear worked there as Head Coustodian for years. Lake is a very good school. I loved my years at this school.
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