Scales Technology Academy



Scales Technology Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Scales Technology Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 113
2 97
3 124
4 112
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Scales Technology Academy is a public elementary school located in Tempe, AZ in the Tempe School District. It enrolls 618 students in grades 1st through 12th. Scales Technology Academy is the 437th largest public school in Arizona and the 12,099th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 618
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,099th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 437th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 243rd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 269th out of 948

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Scales Technology Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 316
(51%)
6,046
(51%)
 Female 302
(49%)
5,784
(49%)

Scales Technology Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 328
(53%)
6,285
(53%)
 Black 96
(16%)
1,229
(10%)
 White 95
(15%)
2,639
(22%)
 American Indian 43
(7%)
880
(7%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
385
(3%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
306
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
106
(1%)

Scales Technology Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(73%)
7,434
(63%)
 Not Eligible 129
(21%)
3,552
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(6%)
844
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Scales Technology Academy is ranked 192nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Scales Technology Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.1%) is 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.

Scales Technology Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 493
2007 476
2008 549
2009 498
2010 489
2011 645
2012 618

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.7
2007 16.2
2008 15.9
2009 14.9
2010 16
2011 18
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99387755102041
2006 0.9026369168357
2007 0.8718487394958
2008 0.78324225865209
2009 0.80120481927711
2010 0.80368098159509
2011 0.77984496124031
2012 0.79126213592233

Compare Scales Technology Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 79.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 618 16.6:1  
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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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