Bales Elementary School



Bales Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bales Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 100
2 89
3 82
4 73
5 82
6 70
7 78
8 80
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bales Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Buckeye, AZ in the Buckeye Elementary School District. It enrolls 738 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bales Elementary School is the 254th largest public school in Arizona and the 6,083rd largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 738
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,083rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 254th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 577th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 249th out of 948

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Bales Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(54%)
2,373
(52%)
 Female 342
(46%)
2,190
(48%)

Bales Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 446
(60%)
2,587
(57%)
 White 231
(31%)
1,444
(32%)
 Black 42
(6%)
358
(8%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
53
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Bales Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 403
(55%)
2,242
(49%)
 Not Eligible 269
(36%)
1,910
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
411
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Bales Elementary School is ranked 212th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bales Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Bales Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 905
2006 704
2007 994
2008 963
2009 728
2010 708
2011 753
2012 738

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 16.8
2007 22.9
2008 22
2009 19.9
2010 17.4
2011 19.8
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71491712707182
2006 0.51420454545455
2007 0.58249496981891
2008 0.53790238836968
2009 0.64285714285714
2010 0.65819209039548
2011 0.62284196547145
2012 0.63550135501355

Compare Bales Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 63.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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