Kerr Elementary School



Kerr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kerr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 122
1 110
2 104
3 105
4 97
5 98
6 94
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kerr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 730 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kerr Elementary School is the 269th largest public school in Arizona and the 6,376th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 730
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,376th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 269th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 239th out of 948

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Kerr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 382
(52%)
18,955
(52%)
 Female 348
(48%)
17,639
(48%)

Kerr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 403
(55%)
15,042
(41%)
 White 141
(19%)
17,137
(47%)
 American Indian 139
(19%)
1,683
(5%)
 Black 31
(4%)
1,464
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
768
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
493
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Kerr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 578
(79%)
19,771
(54%)
 Not Eligible 104
(14%)
14,329
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(7%)
2,494
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Kerr Elementary School is ranked 103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kerr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.8%) is significantly 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.

Kerr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 779
2006 726
2007 754
2008 758
2009 715
2010 691
2011 721
2012 730

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17.7
2007 19.4
2008 18.7
2009 19
2010 19.5
2011 19.8
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86136071887035
2006 0.70247933884298
2007 0.77586206896552
2008 0.70184696569921
2009 0.80979020979021
2010 0.83936324167873
2011 0.86685159500693
2012 0.85753424657534

Compare Kerr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 85.8%
 

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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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