Sweetwater School



Sweetwater School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 50
2 53
3 58
4 47
5 49
6 60
7 77
8 63
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 17

Sweetwater School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Washington Elementary School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sweetwater School is the 615th largest public school in Arizona and the 20,677th largest nationally. It has 10.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,677th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 615th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 31st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 48th out of 948

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Sweetwater School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 291
(57%)
10,642
(52%)
 Female 218
(43%)
9,790
(48%)

Sweetwater School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 270
(53%)
6,491
(32%)
 Hispanic 182
(36%)
10,485
(51%)
 Black 24
(5%)
1,548
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
416
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(2%)
916
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
532
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
44
(0%)

Sweetwater School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(51%)
7,912
(39%)
 Not Eligible 217
(43%)
4,041
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
8,479
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sweetwater School is ranked 461st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) 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.

Sweetwater School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 557
2006 523
2007 541
2008 565
2009 542
2010 526
2011 519
2012 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 12.8
2007 12.8
2008 12.8
2009 10.7
2010 10.6
2011 10.2
2012 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52962298025135
2006 0.434034416826
2007 0.48243992606285
2008 0.5646017699115
2009 0.40959409594096
2010 0.57794676806084
2011 0.55684007707129
2012 0.57367387033399

Compare Sweetwater School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 57.4%
 

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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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