Salk Elementary School



Salk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 77
1 86
2 93
3 84
4 102
5 97
6 97
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 638 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salk Elementary School is the 399th largest public school in Arizona and the 10,843rd largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 638
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,843rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 399th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 590th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 419th out of 948

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Salk Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 321
(50%)
17,639
(48%)
 Male 317
(50%)
18,955
(52%)

Salk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 281
(44%)
17,137
(47%)
 Hispanic 268
(42%)
15,042
(41%)
 Black 36
(6%)
1,464
(4%)
 American Indian 33
(5%)
1,683
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
493
(1%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
768
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Salk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(69%)
19,771
(54%)
 Not Eligible 129
(20%)
14,329
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(11%)
2,494
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Salk Elementary School is ranked 181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) is 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.

Salk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 889
2006 869
2007 813
2008 785
2009 682
2010 652
2011 661
2012 638

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20.6
2007 19.4
2008 17.1
2009 17.6
2010 17.8
2011 18.2
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73903262092238
2006 0.62370540851554
2007 0.64821648216482
2008 0.63566878980892
2009 0.72140762463343
2010 0.75306748466258
2011 0.80484114977307
2012 0.79780564263323

Compare Salk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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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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