Salk Elementary School



Salk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Salk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 94
2 96
3 89
4 98
5 98
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Salk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Salk Elementary School is the 375th largest public school in Arizona and the 10,664th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 375th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 368th out of 932

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Salk Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 330
(51%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 317
(49%)
18,151
(48%)

Salk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 300
(46%)
16,270
(43%)
 White 271
(42%)
16,620
(44%)
 Black 35
(5%)
1,498
(4%)
 American Indian 17
(3%)
1,530
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
863
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
276
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
410
(1%)

Salk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(68%)
20,353
(54%)
 Not Eligible 157
(24%)
14,433
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(8%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Salk Elementary School is ranked 209th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Salk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.7%) is 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.

Salk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 889
2006 869
2007 813
2008 785
2009 682
2010 652
2011 661
2012 638
2013 625
2014 620
2015 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20.6
2007 19.4
2008 17.1
2009 17.6
2010 17.8
2011 18.2
2012 19.5
2013 18.1
2014 18.9
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73903262092238
2006 0.62370540851554
2007 0.64821648216482
2008 0.63566878980892
2009 0.72140762463343
2010 0.75306748466258
2011 0.80484114977307
2012 0.79780564263323
2013 0.7632
2014 0.68387096774194
2015 0.75734157650696

Compare Salk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.7%
 

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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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