Western Peaks Elementary



Western Peaks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Peaks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 406
K 73
1 81
2 74
3 94
4 94
5 93
6 92
7 84
8 81
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Peaks Elementary is a public elementary school located in Surprise, AZ in the Dysart Unified School District. It enrolls 1,172 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Peaks Elementary is the 17th largest public school in Arizona and the 489th largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,172
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 17th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 613th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 10th out of 948

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Western Peaks Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 701
(60%)
9,690
(52%)
 Female 471
(40%)
8,928
(48%)

Western Peaks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 676
(58%)
9,385
(50%)
 Hispanic 324
(28%)
6,689
(36%)
 Black 90
(8%)
1,335
(7%)
 Two or More 42
(4%)
579
(3%)
 Asian 33
(3%)
429
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
42
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
159
(1%)

Western Peaks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 735
(63%)
9,302
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 347
(30%)
7,840
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(8%)
1,476
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Western Peaks Elementary is ranked 248th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Peaks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.3%) is 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.

Western Peaks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 1237
2007 1377
2008 1227
2009 1150
2010 897
2011 744
2012 1172

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 17.7
2007 30.6
2008 23.2
2009 18.4
2010 14.5
2011 11.7
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.0079883805374001
2008 0.20130399348003
2009 0.23826086956522
2010 0.41137123745819
2011 0.38575268817204
2012 0.37286689419795

Compare Western Peaks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.3%
 
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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