Kerr Elementary School



Kerr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kerr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 106
2 113
3 96
4 100
5 95
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kerr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 676 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kerr Elementary School is the 339th largest public school in Arizona and the 9,147th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,147th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 339th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 477th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 284th out of 932

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Kerr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 349
(52%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 327
(48%)
18,151
(48%)

Kerr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 423
(63%)
16,270
(43%)
 American Indian 109
(16%)
1,530
(4%)
 White 77
(11%)
16,620
(44%)
 Black 38
(6%)
1,498
(4%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
863
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
276
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
410
(1%)

Kerr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 548
(81%)
20,353
(54%)
 Not Eligible 83
(12%)
14,433
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Kerr Elementary School is ranked 138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kerr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly 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.

Kerr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 779
2006 726
2007 754
2008 758
2009 715
2010 691
2011 721
2012 730
2013 740
2014 700
2015 676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17.7
2007 19.4
2008 18.7
2009 19
2010 19.5
2011 19.8
2012 19.2
2013 20.6
2014 19.4
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86136071887035
2006 0.70247933884298
2007 0.77586206896552
2008 0.70184696569921
2009 0.80979020979021
2010 0.83936324167873
2011 0.86685159500693
2012 0.85753424657534
2013 0.84324324324324
2014 0.74714285714286
2015 0.87721893491124

Compare Kerr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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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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