Zaharis Elementary



Zaharis Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Zaharis Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 127
1 130
2 144
3 130
4 133
5 126
6 135
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Zaharis Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 925 students in grades 1st through 12th. Zaharis Elementary is the 85th largest public school in Arizona and the 2,054th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 925
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,054th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 85th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 761st out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 114th out of 932

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Zaharis Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 472
(51%)
19,316
(52%)
 Female 453
(49%)
18,151
(48%)

Zaharis Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 781
(84%)
16,620
(44%)
 Hispanic 101
(11%)
16,270
(43%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
863
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
1,498
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,530
(4%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
410
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
276
(1%)

Zaharis Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 727
(79%)
14,433
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 157
(17%)
20,353
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(4%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Zaharis Elementary is ranked 585th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Zaharis Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.4%) is 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.

Zaharis Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 771
2006 850
2007 877
2008 884
2009 857
2010 865
2011 859
2012 901
2013 923
2014 896
2015 925

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21.7
2007 20.6
2008 20.6
2009 21.4
2010 21
2011 20.7
2012 22.6
2013 22.5
2014 21.4
2015 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22049286640726
2006 0.17882352941176
2007 0.19726339794755
2008 0.18325791855204
2009 0.21586931155193
2010 0.20809248554913
2011 0.20139697322468
2012 0.20976692563818
2013 0.17984832069339
2014 0.19866071428571
2015 0.21405405405405

Compare Zaharis Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.4%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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