Mesquite Elementary School



Mesquite Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 73
2 68
3 70
4 72
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mesquite Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Casa Grande, AZ in the Casa Grande Elementary School District. It enrolls 425 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mesquite Elementary School is the 783rd largest public school in Arizona and the 29,498th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 425
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,498th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 783rd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 487th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 704th out of 932

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Mesquite Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 218
(51%)
3,580
(52%)
 Female 207
(49%)
3,322
(48%)

Mesquite Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 277
(65%)
4,364
(63%)
 White 65
(15%)
1,525
(22%)
 American Indian 49
(12%)
407
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
323
(5%)
 Black 16
(4%)
223
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Mesquite Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(54%)
3,264
(47%)
 Not Eligible 178
(42%)
3,189
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
449
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Mesquite Elementary School is ranked 503rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesquite Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Mesquite Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 756
2006 714
2007 578
2008 602
2009 628
2010 642
2011 519
2012 501
2013 472
2014 453
2015 425

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 17.6
2007 18.3
2008 19.1
2009 18.5
2010 20.1
2011 20.4
2012 20
2013 19.7
2014 20.1
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99603174603175
2006 0.74229691876751
2007 0.64705882352941
2008 0.61461794019934
2009 0.6703821656051
2010 0.51557632398754
2011 0.48554913294798
2012 0.3313373253493
2013 0.8135593220339
2014 0.85651214128035
2015 0.58117647058824

Compare Mesquite Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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