Balsz School



Balsz School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Balsz School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 93
2 79
3 88
4 93
5 88
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Balsz School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Balsz Elementary School District. It enrolls 630 students in grades 1st through 12th. Balsz School is the 416th largest public school in Arizona and the 11,350th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 630
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,350th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 416th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 280th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 273rd out of 948

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Balsz School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(52%)
1,166
(53%)
 Female 301
(48%)
1,042
(47%)

Balsz School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 418
(66%)
1,553
(70%)
 Black 101
(16%)
307
(14%)
 White 60
(10%)
160
(7%)
 American Indian 28
(4%)
125
(6%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
26
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Balsz School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 569
(90%)
1,952
(88%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
113
(5%)
 Not Eligible 28
(4%)
143
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Balsz School is ranked 120th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Balsz School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.6%) 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.

Balsz School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 807
2006 992
2007 818
2008 802
2009 690
2010 730
2011 715
2012 630

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 19.5
2007 16.7
2008 18.4
2009 16.4
2010 18.6
2011 14.4
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71127633209418
2006 0.99697580645161
2007 0.90464547677262
2008 0.90523690773067
2009 0.99565217391304
2010 0.9958904109589
2011 0.9958041958042
2012 0.95555555555556

Compare Balsz School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 95.6%
 

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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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