Cortina Elementary



Cortina Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cortina Elementary Students by Grade
PK 14
K 116
1 124
2 142
3 117
4 127
5 144
6 121
7 110
8 122
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cortina Elementary is a public elementary school located in Queen Creek, AZ in the Higley Unified School District. It enrolls 1,137 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cortina Elementary is the 27th largest public school in Arizona and the 587th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,137
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 587th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 27th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 786th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 26th out of 948

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Cortina Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 614
(54%)
4,144
(53%)
 Female 523
(46%)
3,665
(47%)

Cortina Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 857
(75%)
5,307
(68%)
 Hispanic 168
(15%)
1,505
(19%)
 Black 43
(4%)
346
(4%)
 Asian 42
(4%)
329
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
231
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
67
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Cortina Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 936
(82%)
5,904
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(13%)
1,416
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(5%)
489
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Cortina Elementary is ranked 635th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cortina Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.7%) 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.

Cortina Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 949
2007 1267
2008 1251
2009 1009
2010 1080
2011 1147
2012 1137

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 21.1
2007 23.3
2008 21
2009 19.3
2010 19.6
2011 20.8
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.14541622760801
2007 0.1965272296764
2008 0.16227018385292
2009 0.17046580773043
2010 0.14814814814815
2011 0.20139494333043
2012 0.17678100263852

Compare Cortina Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,137 21.3:1  
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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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