Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School



Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 74
1 78
2 68
3 61
4 56
5 57
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Phoenix Elementary School District. It enrolls 473 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School is the 684th largest public school in Arizona and the 24,096th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 473
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,096th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 684th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 112th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 402nd out of 948

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(55%)
3,636
(51%)
 Female 212
(45%)
3,553
(49%)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 403
(85%)
5,891
(82%)
 White 34
(7%)
353
(5%)
 American Indian 17
(4%)
190
(3%)
 Black 13
(3%)
521
(7%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
166
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 374
(79%)
5,229
(73%)
 Not Eligible 65
(14%)
1,449
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
511
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School is ranked 284th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.3%) 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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 563
2006 615
2007 590
2008 560
2009 512
2010 504
2011 515
2012 473

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.2
2007 16.8
2008 15.8
2009 15.3
2010 15.8
2011 15.1
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.86341463414634
2007 0.99491525423729
2008 0.99464285714286
2009 0.06640625
2010 0.087301587301587
2011 0.83300970873786
2012 0.86257928118393

Compare Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 86.3%
 

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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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