Surprise Elementary School



Surprise Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Surprise Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 106
1 102
2 107
3 100
4 88
5 102
6 90
7 101
8 105
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Surprise Elementary School is a public elementary school located in El Mirage, AZ in the Dysart Unified School District. It enrolls 904 students in grades 1st through 12th. Surprise Elementary School is the 99th largest public school in Arizona and the 2,128th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 904
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,128th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 99th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 67th out of 948

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Surprise Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 461
(51%)
8,928
(48%)
 Male 443
(49%)
9,690
(52%)

Surprise Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 524
(58%)
6,689
(36%)
 White 246
(27%)
9,385
(50%)
 Black 90
(10%)
1,335
(7%)
 Two or More 26
(3%)
579
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
159
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
429
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
42
(0%)

Surprise Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 659
(73%)
7,840
(42%)
 Not Eligible 177
(20%)
9,302
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(8%)
1,476
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Surprise Elementary School is ranked 70th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Surprise Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.4%) is 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.

Surprise Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1068
2006 1147
2007 1069
2008 886
2009 848
2010 831
2011 903
2012 904

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 20.3
2007 18.4
2008 18.7
2009 17
2010 17.7
2011 19.8
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90823970037453
2006 0.034001743679163
2007 0.042095416276894
2008 0.75733634311512
2009 0.7252358490566
2010 0.78820697954272
2011 0.79955703211517
2012 0.80420353982301

Compare Surprise Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 80.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Surprise Elementary School
El Mirage, AZ
Public PK - 08 904 19.2:1  
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Public KG - 08 807 19.4:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 947 19.9:1 2 miles
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Marley Park Elementary
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Public KG - 08 1,097 22.4:1 3 miles
Countryside Elementary
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Public KG - 08 857 19.3:1 3 miles
Parkview Elementary
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Public KG - 08 757 18.5:1 3 miles
Dysart Elementary School
El Mirage, AZ
Public KG - 08 936 18.7:1 3 miles
Riverview School
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Public KG - 08 961 18.7:1 3 miles
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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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