Spectrum Elementary



Spectrum Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spectrum Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 99
1 93
2 93
3 89
4 112
5 99
6 92
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spectrum Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gilbert, AZ in the Gilbert Unified School District. It enrolls 707 students in grades 1st through 12th. Spectrum Elementary is the 303rd largest public school in Arizona and the 7,358th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 707
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,358th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 303rd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 191st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 113th out of 948

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Spectrum Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 354
(50%)
9,819
(52%)
 Female 353
(50%)
9,156
(48%)

Spectrum Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 507
(72%)
13,045
(69%)
 Hispanic 104
(15%)
3,845
(20%)
 Asian 46
(7%)
794
(4%)
 Black 34
(5%)
635
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
167
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
435
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
54
(0%)

Spectrum Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 704
(100%)
18,912
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
47
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Spectrum Elementary is ranked 1,082nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spectrum Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Spectrum Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1052
2006 1106
2007 614
2008 721
2009 708
2010 658
2011 744
2012 707

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 16.4
2007 14.6
2008 15
2009 15.2
2010 15
2011 18.1
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.094106463878327
2006 0.081374321880651
2007 0.14495114006515
2008 0.17198335644938
2009 0.20056497175141
2010 0.24620060790274
2011 0.12365591397849
2012 0.0042432814710042

Compare Spectrum Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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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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