Explorer Middle School



Explorer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Explorer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 416
8 392
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Explorer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 808 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 808
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.84

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Explorer Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 424
(52%)
9,661
(52%)
 Female 384
(48%)
8,915
(48%)

Explorer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 673
(83%)
11,125
(60%)
 Hispanic 69
(9%)
5,367
(29%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
634
(3%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
715
(4%)
 Black 14
(2%)
512
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
188
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Explorer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 709
(88%)
13,145
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(11%)
4,884
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
547
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Explorer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.3%) is significantly 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.

Explorer Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 571
2006 602
2007 656
2008 705
2009 843
2010 929
2011 917
2012 808

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 19.2
2007 21.9
2008 20
2009 23.7
2010 24.1
2011 26.1
2012 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14360770577933
2006 0.11960132890365
2007 0.099085365853659
2008 0.11489361702128
2009 0.084223013048636
2010 0.097954790096878
2011 0.081788440567067
2012 0.12252475247525

Compare Explorer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.3%
 
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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