Sousa Elementary School



Sousa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sousa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 54
2 82
3 94
4 85
5 88
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sousa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 564 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sousa Elementary School is the 514th largest public school in Arizona and the 16,303rd largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 564
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,303rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 514th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 503rd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 511th out of 932

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Sousa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(52%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
18,151
(48%)

Sousa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(70%)
16,620
(44%)
 Hispanic 135
(24%)
16,270
(43%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
863
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
1,530
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
410
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
1,498
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
276
(1%)

Sousa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 265
(47%)
20,353
(54%)
 Not Eligible 233
(41%)
14,433
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(12%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Sousa Elementary School is ranked 367th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sousa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.7%) is slightly 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.

Sousa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 725
2006 716
2007 704
2008 688
2009 599
2010 548
2011 541
2012 527
2013 560
2014 541
2015 564

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 21.1
2007 19.6
2008 18.3
2009 19.5
2010 20.1
2011 19.9
2012 19.4
2013 19.3
2014 18.7
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41931034482759
2006 0.36871508379888
2007 0.41903409090909
2008 0.37790697674419
2009 0.4440734557596
2010 0.48905109489051
2011 0.53049907578558
2012 0.5123339658444
2013 0.51071428571429
2014 0.52310536044362
2015 0.58687943262411

Compare Sousa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.7%
 

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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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