Gateway Polytechnic Academy



Gateway Polytechnic Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gateway Polytechnic Academy Students by Grade
PK 13
K 80
1 68
2 52
3 55
4 54
5 52
6 38
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gateway Polytechnic Academy is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Queen Creek Unified School District. It enrolls 412 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gateway Polytechnic Academy is the 802nd largest public school in Arizona and the 30,838th largest nationally. It has 20.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 412
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,838th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 802nd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 635th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 745th out of 932

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Gateway Polytechnic Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 207
(50%)
1,895
(48%)
 Male 205
(50%)
2,084
(52%)

Gateway Polytechnic Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(75%)
2,807
(71%)
 Hispanic 70
(17%)
919
(23%)
 Black 15
(4%)
93
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
70
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
31
(1%)

Gateway Polytechnic Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 320
(78%)
2,977
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(13%)
720
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
282
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Gateway Polytechnic Academy is ranked 781st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gateway Polytechnic Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) is 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.

Compare Gateway Polytechnic Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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