Mesquite Elementary School



Mesquite Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 98
2 98
3 105
4 112
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mesquite Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Vail Unified School District. It enrolls 597 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mesquite Elementary School is the 466th largest public school in Arizona and the 13,488th largest nationally.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Mesquite Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(50%)
4,334
(52%)
 Female 297
(50%)
3,936
(48%)

Mesquite Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(52%)
5,087
(62%)
 Hispanic 205
(34%)
2,303
(28%)
 Black 38
(6%)
432
(5%)
 Asian 32
(5%)
258
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
133
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Mesquite Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 442
(74%)
6,097
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(19%)
1,552
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(7%)
621
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Mesquite Elementary School is ranked 721st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesquite Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.0%) is significantly 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.

Mesquite Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 630
2006 631
2007 638
2008 607
2009 595
2010 608
2011 N/A
2012 597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 22.1
2007 16.9
2008 17.6
2009 18
2010 20.1
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16507936507937
2006 0.16164817749604
2007 0.13322884012539
2008 0.17957166392092
2009 0.17983193277311
2010 0.18421052631579
2011
2012 0.25963149078727

Compare Mesquite Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public KG - 05 597 -1:1  
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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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