L. Thomas Heck Middle School



L. Thomas Heck Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

L. Thomas Heck Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 4
6 228
7 239
8 258
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

L. Thomas Heck Middle School is a public elementary school located in Litchfield Park, AZ in the Litchfield Elementary School District. It enrolls 729 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 729
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.5

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L. Thomas Heck Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 378
(52%)
5,750
(51%)
 Female 351
(48%)
5,431
(49%)

L. Thomas Heck Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 286
(39%)
4,293
(38%)
 White 272
(37%)
5,013
(45%)
 Black 97
(13%)
867
(8%)
 Asian 33
(5%)
421
(4%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
453
(4%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
49
(0%)

L. Thomas Heck Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 373
(51%)
7,219
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 290
(40%)
3,242
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
720
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of L. Thomas Heck Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.8%) is slightly 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.

L. Thomas Heck Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 654
2010 738
2011 746
2012 732
2013 746
2014 735
2015 729

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 17
2010 22
2011 22.4
2012 22.2
2013 22.6
2014 21.6
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.50611620795107
2010 0.0040650406504065
2011 0.39544235924933
2012 0.44262295081967
2013 0.44906166219839
2014 0.44897959183673
2015 0.4883401920439

Compare L. Thomas Heck Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.8%
 
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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