Santa Cruz Elementary School



Santa Cruz Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Santa Cruz Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 62
2 67
3 83
4 66
5 60
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Santa Cruz Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Maricopa, AZ in the Maricopa Unified School District. It enrolls 460 students in grades 1st through 12th. Santa Cruz Elementary School is the 729th largest public school in Arizona and the 25,865th largest nationally. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 460
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,865th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 729th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 885th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 764th out of 932

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Santa Cruz Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 237
(52%)
3,072
(48%)
 Male 223
(48%)
3,295
(52%)

Santa Cruz Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 173
(38%)
2,320
(36%)
 White 149
(32%)
2,381
(37%)
 Black 82
(18%)
819
(13%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
266
(4%)
 American Indian 21
(5%)
410
(6%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
143
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
28
(0%)

Santa Cruz Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(63%)
3,287
(52%)
 Not Eligible 130
(28%)
2,371
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(9%)
709
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Santa Cruz Elementary School is ranked 368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Santa Cruz Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) is 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.

Santa Cruz Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 400
2007 910
2008 486
2009 535
2010 468
2011 447
2012 379
2013 462
2014 453
2015 460

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 22.2
2007 24.9
2008 11.8
2009 13.4
2010 12
2011 11.5
2012 10
2013 18
2014 21.4
2015 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.3325
2007 0.28131868131868
2008 0.42798353909465
2009 0.54953271028037
2010 0.51495726495726
2011 0.51901565995526
2012 0.58575197889182
2013 0.60606060606061
2014 0.63796909492274
2015 0.71739130434783

Compare Santa Cruz Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.7%
 

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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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