Flora Thew Elementary School



Flora Thew Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Flora Thew Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 112
2 101
3 106
4 98
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Flora Thew Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tempe, AZ in the Tempe School District. It enrolls 619 students in grades 1st through 12th. Flora Thew Elementary School is the 434th largest public school in Arizona and the 12,033rd largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,033rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 434th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 236th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 265th out of 948

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Flora Thew Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 320
(52%)
6,046
(51%)
 Female 299
(48%)
5,784
(49%)

Flora Thew Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 443
(72%)
6,285
(53%)
 White 56
(9%)
2,639
(22%)
 Black 49
(8%)
1,229
(10%)
 American Indian 31
(5%)
880
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(3%)
106
(1%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
306
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
385
(3%)

Flora Thew Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 519
(84%)
7,434
(63%)
 Not Eligible 79
(13%)
3,552
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
844
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Flora Thew Elementary School is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Flora Thew Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.2%) is significantly 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.

Flora Thew Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 600
2006 554
2007 524
2008 532
2009 550
2010 573
2011 617
2012 619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.6
2007 14.3
2008 13.9
2009 15
2010 15.4
2011 16.2
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.995
2006 0.94223826714801
2007 0.92557251908397
2008 0.86842105263158
2009 0.88181818181818
2010 0.89877835951134
2011 0.90923824959481
2012 0.87237479806139

Compare Flora Thew Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 87.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 619 16.5:1  
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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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