Patterson Elementary



Patterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Patterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 93
2 99
3 100
4 89
5 111
6 112
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Patterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 712 students in grades 1st through 12th. Patterson Elementary is the 293rd largest public school in Arizona and the 7,130th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 712
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,130th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 293rd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 459th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 234th out of 948

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Patterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 377
(53%)
18,955
(52%)
 Female 335
(47%)
17,639
(48%)

Patterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 463
(65%)
17,137
(47%)
 Hispanic 165
(23%)
15,042
(41%)
 Black 31
(4%)
1,464
(4%)
 American Indian 21
(3%)
1,683
(5%)
 Asian 20
(3%)
768
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
493
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Patterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 395
(55%)
14,329
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(35%)
19,771
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(10%)
2,494
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Patterson Elementary is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Patterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.5%) is slightly 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.

Patterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 899
2006 842
2007 846
2008 832
2009 798
2010 782
2011 736
2012 712

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 20.4
2007 20.6
2008 19.6
2009 19.7
2010 19.2
2011 18.5
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32480533926585
2006 0.27672209026128
2007 0.30141843971631
2008 0.30288461538462
2009 0.41979949874687
2010 0.42199488491049
2011 0.44021739130435
2012 0.44522471910112

Compare Patterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.5%
 
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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