Patterson Elementary



Patterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Patterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 100
2 80
3 102
4 87
5 87
6 104
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Patterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 646 students in grades 1st through 12th. Patterson Elementary is the 377th largest public school in Arizona and the 10,721st largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,721st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 377th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 443rd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 298th out of 932

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Patterson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 332
(51%)
18,151
(48%)
 Male 314
(49%)
19,316
(52%)

Patterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 381
(59%)
16,620
(44%)
 Hispanic 192
(30%)
16,270
(43%)
 Black 25
(4%)
1,498
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
863
(2%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
1,530
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
410
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
276
(1%)

Patterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 344
(53%)
14,433
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(38%)
20,353
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(9%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Patterson Elementary is ranked 415th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Patterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.7%) 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.

Patterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 899
2006 842
2007 846
2008 832
2009 798
2010 782
2011 736
2012 712
2013 707
2014 660
2015 646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 20.4
2007 20.6
2008 19.6
2009 19.7
2010 19.2
2011 18.5
2012 18.6
2013 18.3
2014 17.9
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32480533926585
2006 0.27672209026128
2007 0.30141843971631
2008 0.30288461538462
2009 0.41979949874687
2010 0.42199488491049
2011 0.44021739130435
2012 0.44522471910112
2013 0.45120226308345
2014 0.43484848484848
2015 0.46749226006192

Compare Patterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.7%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Public KG - 06 646 18.4:1  
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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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