Gila Bend Elementary



Gila Bend Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gila Bend Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 46
2 39
3 31
4 35
5 33
6 31
7 29
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gila Bend Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gila Bend, AZ in the Gila Bend Unified School District. It enrolls 302 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gila Bend Elementary is the 949th largest public school in Arizona and the 41,391st largest nationally. It has 23.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 302
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 949th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 853rd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 841st out of 932

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Gila Bend Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 157
(52%)
157
(52%)
 Female 145
(48%)
145
(48%)

Gila Bend Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 167
(55%)
167
(55%)
 American Indian 118
(39%)
118
(39%)
 White 16
(5%)
16
(5%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gila Bend Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 292
(97%)
292
(97%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Gila Bend Elementary is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gila Bend Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly 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.

Gila Bend Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 343
2007 309
2008 343
2009 337
2010 321
2011 310
2012 292
2013 262
2014 291
2015 302

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 17.2
2007 17.2
2008 16.3
2009 17.7
2010 20.1
2011 15.5
2012 14.1
2013 16.2
2014 19.4
2015 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8486646884273
2006 0.81924198250729
2007 0.71197411003236
2008 0.7201166180758
2009 0.77744807121662
2010 0.99065420560748
2011 0.99032258064516
2012 0.98972602739726
2013 0.98854961832061
2014 N/A
2015 0.99006622516556

Compare Gila Bend Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gila Bend Elementary
Gila Bend, AZ
Public PK - 08 302 23.2:1  
Kiser Elementary School
Gila Bend, AZ
Public PK - 08 101 16.8:1 11 miles
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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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