James W. Rice Primary School



James W. Rice Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James W. Rice Primary School Students by Grade
PK 79
K 278
1 258
2 246
3 200
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James W. Rice Primary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Alhambra Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,061 students in grades 1st through 12th. James W. Rice Primary School is the 37th largest public school in Arizona and the 878th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,061
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 878th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 37th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 690th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 34th out of 948

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James W. Rice Primary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 576
(54%)
7,283
(51%)
 Female 485
(46%)
6,935
(49%)

James W. Rice Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 913
(86%)
11,288
(79%)
 White 65
(6%)
983
(7%)
 Black 52
(5%)
1,021
(7%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
347
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
99
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
453
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
27
(0%)

James W. Rice Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 871
(82%)
11,662
(82%)
 Not Eligible 146
(14%)
1,946
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(4%)
610
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, James W. Rice Primary School is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James W. Rice Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) 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.

James W. Rice Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1038
2006 978
2007 942
2008 956
2009 922
2010 981
2011 1003
2012 1061

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.5
2007 18.2
2008 22.2
2009 22.5
2010 21.5
2011 22.3
2012 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9971098265896
2006 0.94069529652352
2007 0.94267515923567
2008 0.93514644351464
2009 0.82754880694143
2010 0.89398572884811
2011 0.82552342971087
2012 0.86239396795476

Compare James W. Rice Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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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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