Santa Cruz Elementary



Santa Cruz Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Santa Cruz Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 60
2 57
3 62
4 60
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Santa Cruz Elementary is a public elementary school located in Maricopa, AZ in the Maricopa Unified School District. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Santa Cruz Elementary is the 828th largest public school in Arizona and the 33,721st largest nationally. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,721st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 828th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 27th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 240th out of 948

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Santa Cruz Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 195
(51%)
2,955
(51%)
 Female 184
(49%)
2,805
(49%)

Santa Cruz Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 153
(40%)
2,038
(35%)
 White 148
(39%)
2,308
(40%)
 Black 41
(11%)
696
(12%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
133
(2%)
 American Indian 13
(3%)
422
(7%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
139
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Santa Cruz Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(47%)
2,588
(45%)
 Not Eligible 157
(41%)
2,522
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(11%)
650
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Santa Cruz Elementary is ranked 601st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Santa Cruz Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.6%) 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.

Santa Cruz Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 400
2007 910
2008 486
2009 535
2010 468
2011 447
2012 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 22.2
2007 24.9
2008 11.8
2009 13.4
2010 12
2011 11.5
2012 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.3325
2007 0.28131868131868
2008 0.42798353909465
2009 0.54953271028037
2010 0.51495726495726
2011 0.51901565995526
2012 0.58575197889182

Compare Santa Cruz Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
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 58.6%
 

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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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