Ala Mesa



Ala Mesa Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ala Mesa Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 53
2 41
3 37
4 32
5 26
6 19
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ala Mesa is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the American Leadership Academy Inc.. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ala Mesa is the 962nd largest public school in Arizona and the 43,690th largest nationally.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Ala Mesa Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 137
(51%)
1,010
(51%)
 Female 133
(49%)
983
(49%)

Ala Mesa Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 194
(72%)
1,526
(77%)
 Hispanic 42
(16%)
284
(14%)
 Black 13
(5%)
77
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
46
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
35
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(1%)

Ala Mesa Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(71%)
1,553
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(16%)
214
(11%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(12%)
226
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ala Mesa is ranked 899th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ala Mesa students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.5%) is 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.

Compare Ala Mesa to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.5%
 
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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