Mesquite Elementary



Mesquite Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 86
2 86
3 128
4 78
5 112
6 104
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Mesquite Elementary is a public elementary school located in Yuma, AZ in the Crane Elementary School District. It enrolls 676 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mesquite Elementary is the 346th largest public school in Arizona and the 8,753rd largest nationally. It has 25.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,753rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 346th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 927th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 602nd out of 948

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Mesquite Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 346
(51%)
3,066
(49%)
 Male 330
(49%)
3,183
(51%)

Mesquite Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 437
(65%)
4,942
(79%)
 White 187
(28%)
942
(15%)
 Black 17
(3%)
123
(2%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
75
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
95
(2%)

Mesquite Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 383
(57%)
2,072
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(37%)
1,894
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(7%)
2,283
(37%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Mesquite Elementary is ranked 458th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesquite Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) 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.

Mesquite Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 582
2008 581
2009 557
2010 619
2011 603
2012 676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 21.2
2008 21.5
2009 21.4
2010 25.8
2011 24.1
2012 25.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.48969072164948
2008 0.40619621342513
2009 0.4326750448833
2010 0.4264943457189
2011 0.34162520729685
2012 0.43343195266272

Compare Mesquite Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,550.0% 25.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Mesquite Elementary
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Public KG - 06 676 25.5:1  
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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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