Sonoran Heights Elementary



Sonoran Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sonoran Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 116
2 115
3 89
4 107
5 93
6 99
7 88
8 70
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sonoran Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Surprise, AZ in the Dysart Unified School District. It enrolls 895 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sonoran Heights Elementary is the 105th largest public school in Arizona and the 2,257th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 895
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,257th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 105th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 786th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 149th out of 948

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Sonoran Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(50%)
9,690
(52%)
 Female 446
(50%)
8,928
(48%)

Sonoran Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 548
(61%)
9,385
(50%)
 Hispanic 206
(23%)
6,689
(36%)
 Black 56
(6%)
1,335
(7%)
 Asian 52
(6%)
429
(2%)
 Two or More 26
(3%)
579
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
159
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
42
(0%)

Sonoran Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 704
(79%)
9,302
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(17%)
7,840
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(5%)
1,476
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sonoran Heights Elementary is ranked 653rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sonoran Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.3%) 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.

Sonoran Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 656
2007 714
2008 516
2009 568
2010 658
2011 780
2012 895

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 16.4
2007 18.3
2008 15.6
2009 17
2010 18.4
2011 20.3
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.015243902439024
2007 0.0098039215686275
2008 0.26744186046512
2009 0.24823943661972
2010 0.27811550151976
2011 0.25641025641026
2012 0.21340782122905

Compare Sonoran Heights 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 21.3%
 
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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