Porter Elementary School



Porter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 49
2 57
3 54
4 67
5 60
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Porter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 442 students in grades 1st through 12th. Porter Elementary School is the 737th largest public school in Arizona and the 27,278th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,278th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 737th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 205th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 573rd out of 948

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Porter Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 236
(53%)
18,955
(52%)
 Female 206
(47%)
17,639
(48%)

Porter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 196
(44%)
15,042
(41%)
 White 162
(37%)
17,137
(47%)
 Black 37
(8%)
1,464
(4%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
768
(2%)
 American Indian 18
(4%)
1,683
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
493
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Porter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(64%)
19,771
(54%)
 Not Eligible 117
(26%)
14,329
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(9%)
2,494
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Porter Elementary School is ranked 414th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Porter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 640
2006 662
2007 612
2008 558
2009 521
2010 530
2011 495
2012 442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.7
2007 16.5
2008 16.7
2009 16.6
2010 16.5
2011 16.6
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6171875
2006 0.54682779456193
2007 0.56045751633987
2008 0.57347670250896
2009 0.71401151631478
2010 0.71320754716981
2011 0.72323232323232
2012 0.73529411764706

Compare Porter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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