Riggs Elementary



Riggs Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riggs Elementary Students by Grade
PK 55
K 111
1 121
2 147
3 137
4 141
5 134
6 135
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riggs Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gilbert, AZ in the Chandler Unified District #80 School District. It enrolls 981 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riggs Elementary is the 56th largest public school in Arizona and the 1,491st largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 981
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,491st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 56th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 582nd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 42nd out of 932

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Riggs Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 513
(52%)
13,468
(52%)
 Female 468
(48%)
12,634
(48%)

Riggs Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 733
(75%)
14,377
(55%)
 Hispanic 146
(15%)
7,170
(27%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
831
(3%)
 Black 28
(3%)
1,220
(5%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
2,067
(8%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
377
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
60
(0%)

Riggs Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 888
(91%)
18,892
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(8%)
6,285
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(1%)
925
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Riggs Elementary is ranked 778th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riggs Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Riggs Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 690
2008 799
2009 839
2010 896
2011 939
2012 955
2013 992
2014 1024
2015 981

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 22.3
2008 22.8
2009 18.6
2010 19.3
2011 19.6
2012 19.3
2013 19.8
2014 20.5
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.092753623188406
2008 0.1188986232791
2009 0.1072705601907
2010 0.12611607142857
2011 0.12566560170394
2012 0.1151832460733
2013 0.125
2014 0.126953125
2015 0.09480122324159

Compare Riggs Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.5%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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