Thatcher Elementary School



Thatcher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thatcher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 125
4 127
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thatcher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thatcher, AZ in the Thatcher Unified School District. It enrolls 378 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thatcher Elementary School is the 830th largest public school in Arizona and the 33,834th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 830th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 752nd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 795th out of 948

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Thatcher Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 198
(52%)
611
(52%)
 Male 180
(48%)
553
(48%)

Thatcher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 287
(76%)
862
(74%)
 Hispanic 69
(18%)
255
(22%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
23
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thatcher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 206
(54%)
674
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 133
(35%)
373
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(10%)
117
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Thatcher Elementary School is ranked 691st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thatcher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.5%) is slightly 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.

Thatcher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 256
2006 250
2007 293
2008 297
2009 307
2010 319
2011 351
2012 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 20.8
2007 19.5
2008 17.5
2009 19.2
2010 20.6
2011 21.3
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59765625
2006 0.544
2007 0.49146757679181
2008 0.45454545454545
2009 0.50162866449511
2010 0.40438871473354
2011 0.46438746438746
2012 0.45502645502646

Compare Thatcher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.5%
 
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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