Number of Students in Fallbrook / Bonsall Schools - Current

SchoolGradesNumber of ClassroomsNumber of StudentsNumber of TeachersSchool Year
Bonsall Elementary District
Bonsall ElementaryK-536831441997-8
Home Education ProgramK-8n.a.22 1997-8
Sullivan Middle School6-8 455 1997-8
Vivian Banks Charter School
at Pala Indian Reservation
  160 1997-8
TotalK-8 1,416 1998-9
Fallbrook Country Day School (private)
Totalpreschool (2.5 years old)- grade 6 50-60 ??
Fallbrook Elementary District
TotalK-8 5,8762601998-9
Fallbrook Union High School District
Fallbrook Union High School9-12 ~2,400119 
Ivy High School9-12 <124  
Ivy and Oasis High School9-12 33561997-8
Total9-12 ~2,7001251997-8
Vallecitos Elementary School District (Rainbow)
Vallecitos Elementary SchoolK-8 260 1998-9

In addition, Iowa Street School is the Fallbrook Elementary District's home-study program, offering a home-teaching course to an estimated 250 K-8 students, using district text books and lesson plans, managed by district teachers. This program is the largest and fastest-growing one in San Diego County, according to San Diego County Office of Education. (NCT 2/17/00, B3)

In 1998-9, 32% of Bonsall's students speak mainly Spanish with limited English skills. (NCT 12/27/98, B1)

Number of Students in Fallbrook / Bonsall Schools - Historical Total Enrollment

SchoolGradesNumber of ClassroomsNumber of StudentsNumber of TeachersSchool Year
Bonsall Elementary District
TotalK-8 1,310 1995-6
TotalK-8 1,304 1996-7
TotalK-8 1,385 1997-8
Fallbrook Elementary District
TotalK-8 5,724 1995-6

Kindergarten enrollment in Fallbrook Elementary has decreased four times in the last five years as of 1998. About 500 students and a new school will be added to Bonsall District when a development by Morrison Homes near Camp Pendleton is completed in 2002.

Sources: VN 10/22/98, 26; NCT 7/19/98, B4; 9/8/98, B2; 9/6/98, B1; 9/20/98, B4; 11/18/98, B1; NCT, 12/2/98, B1, B6; Fallbrook Country Day School and others.


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