Bush Elementary



Bush Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bush Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 84
2 88
3 99
4 88
5 81
6 85
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bush Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bush Elementary is the 473rd largest public school in Arizona and the 14,140th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,140th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 473rd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 411th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 389th out of 932

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Bush Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 311
(52%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 282
(48%)
18,151
(48%)

Bush Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(72%)
16,620
(44%)
 Hispanic 125
(21%)
16,270
(43%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
863
(2%)
 Black 12
(2%)
1,498
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
410
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
1,530
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
276
(1%)

Bush Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 350
(59%)
14,433
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(35%)
20,353
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Bush Elementary is ranked 507th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bush Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.0%) 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.

Bush Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 663
2006 618
2007 599
2008 552
2009 554
2010 614
2011 580
2012 600
2013 586
2014 603
2015 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.4
2007 18.1
2008 17.4
2009 18
2010 17.3
2011 16.8
2012 17.2
2013 17.7
2014 17.4
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.289592760181
2006 0.22491909385113
2007 0.28547579298831
2008 0.27355072463768
2009 0.34837545126354
2010 0.314332247557
2011 0.39310344827586
2012 0.395
2013 0.3839590443686
2014 0.35323383084577
2015 0.40978077571669

Compare Bush Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.0%
 
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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