Gem Charter School



Gem Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gem Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 8
2 8
3 6
4 2
5 5
6 3
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gem Charter School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Gem Charter School Inc. School District. It enrolls 49 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gem Charter School is the 1,197th largest public school in Arizona and the 54,641st largest nationally.

Total Students: 49
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Gem Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 27
(55%)
27
(55%)
 Female 22
(45%)
22
(45%)

Gem Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 20
(41%)
20
(41%)
 White 19
(39%)
19
(39%)
 American Indian 5
(10%)
5
(10%)
 Black 3
(6%)
3
(6%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
1
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(2%)
1
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gem Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(57%)
28
(57%)
 Not Eligible 17
(35%)
17
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(8%)
4
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Gem Charter School is ranked 1,008th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gem Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.3%) 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.

Gem Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 79
2006 71
2007 70
2008 69
2009 71
2010 62
2011 68
2012 49

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30379746835443
2006 0.28169014084507
2007 0.32857142857143
2008 0.20289855072464
2009 0.28169014084507
2010 0.38709677419355
2011 0.47058823529412
2012 0.6530612244898

Compare Gem Charter School 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
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 65.3%
 

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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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