Paradise Education Center



Paradise Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paradise Education Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 168
1 168
2 169
3 168
4 167
5 167
6 166
7 168
8 168
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paradise Education Center is a public elementary school located in Surprise, AZ in the Paragon Management Inc. School District. It enrolls 1,509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paradise Education Center is the 4th largest public school in Arizona and the 147th largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Paradise Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 832
(55%)
832
(55%)
 Male 677
(45%)
677
(45%)

Paradise Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,164
(77%)
1,164
(77%)
 Hispanic 213
(14%)
213
(14%)
 Black 68
(5%)
68
(5%)
 Asian 50
(3%)
50
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Paradise Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,132
(75%)
1,132
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 237
(16%)
237
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 140
(9%)
140
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Paradise Education Center is ranked 330th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paradise Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.0%) 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.

Paradise Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1111
2006 1248
2007 1382
2008 1388
2009 1417
2010 1455
2011 1504
2012 1509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.19871794871795
2007 0.077424023154848
2008 0.17291066282421
2009
2010 0.23573883161512
2011 0.25465425531915
2012 0.24983432736912

Compare Paradise Education Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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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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