Walker Butte K-8



Walker Butte K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walker Butte K-8 Students by Grade
PK 55
K 75
1 82
2 102
3 98
4 103
5 119
6 101
7 131
8 115
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walker Butte K-8 is a public elementary school located in San Tan Valley, AZ in the Florence Unified School District. It enrolls 981 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walker Butte K-8 is the 56th largest public school in Arizona and the 1,328th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 981
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,328th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 56th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 372nd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 15th out of 948

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Walker Butte K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 498
(51%)
2,973
(51%)
 Female 483
(49%)
2,823
(49%)

Walker Butte K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 544
(55%)
3,053
(53%)
 Hispanic 256
(26%)
1,905
(33%)
 Black 120
(12%)
479
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 30
(3%)
53
(1%)
 American Indian 19
(2%)
131
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
72
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
103
(2%)

Walker Butte K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 502
(51%)
2,686
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(40%)
2,579
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(9%)
531
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Walker Butte K-8 is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walker Butte K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.8%) is slightly 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.

Walker Butte K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 928
2006 1228
2007 1109
2008 1413
2009 1306
2010 1122
2011 985
2012 981

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 23.2
2007 20.5
2008 20.1
2009 19.3
2010 17.1
2011 15.8
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44719827586207
2006 0.31270358306189
2007 0.43282236248873
2008 0.42179759377212
2009 0.49464012251149
2010 0.50891265597148
2011 0.52690355329949
2012 0.48827726809378

Compare Walker Butte K-8 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
This School 48.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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