Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School



Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 93
1 71
2 76
3 78
4 74
5 71
6 80
7 105
8 113
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tolleson, AZ in the Tolleson Elementary School District. It enrolls 796 students in grades 1st through 12th. Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is the 190th largest public school in Arizona and the 4,200th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 796
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,200th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 190th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 365th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 99th out of 948

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Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 429
(54%)
1,428
(53%)
 Female 367
(46%)
1,279
(47%)

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 728
(91%)
2,183
(81%)
 Black 28
(4%)
257
(9%)
 White 27
(3%)
149
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
61
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 641
(81%)
2,043
(75%)
 Not Eligible 78
(10%)
395
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(10%)
269
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is ranked 76th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.2%) 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.

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 852
2006 933
2007 942
2008 931
2009 942
2010 877
2011 872
2012 796

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 20.7
2007 18.1
2008 18.3
2009 16.5
2010 18.3
2011 13.8
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98356807511737
2006 0.63344051446945
2007 0.77707006369427
2008 0.75402792696026
2009 0.77176220806794
2010 0.53591790193843
2011 0.86582568807339
2012 0.90201005025126

Compare Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 90.2%
 

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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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