Ruth Powell Elementary School



Ruth Powell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 78
2 77
3 76
4 75
5 87
6 79
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth Powell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Safford, AZ in the Safford Unified School District. It enrolls 548 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruth Powell Elementary School is the 549th largest public school in Arizona and the 17,248th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,248th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 549th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 601st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 553rd out of 948

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Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 275
(50%)
1,093
(48%)
 Male 273
(50%)
1,169
(52%)

Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 317
(58%)
1,063
(47%)
 Hispanic 219
(40%)
1,109
(49%)
 Black 6
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Ruth Powell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 261
(48%)
1,191
(53%)
 Not Eligible 233
(43%)
866
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
205
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ruth Powell Elementary School is ranked 427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruth Powell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.5%) is slightly 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.

Ruth Powell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 500
2007 583
2008 623
2009 614
2010 594
2011 573
2012 548

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.1
2007 19.9
2008 18.7
2009 19.6
2010 18.4
2011 19.1
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0021008403361345
2006
2007 0.53344768439108
2008 0.52648475120385
2009 0.36970684039088
2010 0.63636363636364
2011 0.32809773123909
2012 0.57481751824818

Compare Ruth Powell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 57.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 548 19.6:1  
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