Pena Blanca Elementary School



Pena Blanca Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pena Blanca Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 67
1 53
2 69
3 65
4 53
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pena Blanca Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rio Rico, AZ in the Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 389 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pena Blanca Elementary School is the 811th largest public school in Arizona and the 32,735th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,735th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 811th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 372nd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 727th out of 948

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Pena Blanca Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(52%)
1,159
(51%)
 Female 187
(48%)
1,110
(49%)

Pena Blanca Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 383
(98%)
2,151
(95%)
 White 3
(1%)
99
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pena Blanca Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(70%)
1,506
(66%)
 Not Eligible 83
(21%)
564
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
199
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Pena Blanca Elementary School is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pena Blanca Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is 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.

Pena Blanca Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 389
2006 421
2007 452
2008 538
2009 485
2010 432
2011 387
2012 389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 23
2007 21.5
2008 19.7
2009 19
2010 19.4
2011 17
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74293059125964
2006 0.69121140142518
2007 0.71902654867257
2008 0.75092936802974
2009 0.81443298969072
2010 0.75462962962963
2011 0.77260981912145
2012 0.7866323907455

Compare Pena Blanca Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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Pena Blanca Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 389 17.8:1  
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Sonshine Christian School
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Private PK - 04 128 15:1 6 miles
Challenger Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 547 19.9:1 6 miles
Calabasas Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 418 14.9:1 6 miles
Mountain View School
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Public KG - 05 526 18.8:1 6 miles
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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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