Don Mensendick School



Don Mensendick School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Don Mensendick School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 188
5 214
6 172
7 179
8 148
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Don Mensendick School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Glendale Elementary School District. It enrolls 901 students in grades 1st through 12th. Don Mensendick School is the 101st largest public school in Arizona and the 2,165th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 901
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 101st out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 805th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 157th out of 948

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Don Mensendick School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 473
(52%)
6,909
(51%)
 Female 428
(48%)
6,542
(49%)

Don Mensendick School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 796
(88%)
9,694
(72%)
 White 48
(5%)
1,765
(13%)
 Black 42
(5%)
1,202
(9%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
179
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
242
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
350
(3%)

Don Mensendick School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 816
(91%)
11,071
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
900
(7%)
 Not Eligible 33
(4%)
1,480
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Don Mensendick School is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Don Mensendick School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.3%) is significantly 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.

Don Mensendick School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 791
2007 891
2008 832
2009 824
2010 833
2011 880
2012 901

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.1
2006 20.7
2007 19.6
2008 21.3
2009 22.3
2010 19.4
2011 22
2012 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9963768115942
2006 0.79898862199747
2007 0.89113355780022
2008 0.90384615384615
2009 0.94296116504854
2010 0.95198079231693
2011 0.96022727272727
2012 0.96337402885683

Compare Don Mensendick School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 96.3%
 

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Public 04 - 08 901 21.5:1  
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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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