Westar Elementary School



Westar Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westar Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 47
2 61
3 69
4 72
5 72
6 68
7 71
8 67
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Westar Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Goodyear, AZ in the Liberty Elementary School District. It enrolls 596 students in grades 1st through 12th. Westar Elementary School is the 468th largest public school in Arizona and the 13,555th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,555th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 468th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 590th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 486th out of 948

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Westar Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 317
(53%)
1,697
(52%)
 Female 279
(47%)
1,546
(48%)

Westar Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(67%)
1,533
(47%)
 Hispanic 140
(23%)
1,443
(44%)
 Black 30
(5%)
139
(4%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
52
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
52
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Westar Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 457
(77%)
1,564
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(18%)
1,360
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(6%)
319
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Westar Elementary School is ranked 753rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westar Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.3%) 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.

Westar Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 489
2007 559
2008 606
2009 566
2010 572
2011 558
2012 596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 17.2
2007 16
2008 17.8
2009 17.7
2010 19.7
2011 18
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17690417690418
2006 0.11860940695297
2007 0.001788908765653
2008 0.19141914191419
2009 0.18374558303887
2010 0.1993006993007
2011 0.22222222222222
2012 0.23322147651007

Compare Westar Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.3%
 
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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