Payson Elementary School



Payson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Payson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 157
1 171
2 103
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Payson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Payson, AZ in the Payson Unified School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Payson Elementary School is the 770th largest public school in Arizona and the 28,843rd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,843rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 770th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 306th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 631st out of 932

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Payson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 221
(51%)
838
(53%)
 Female 210
(49%)
755
(47%)

Payson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 312
(72%)
1,172
(74%)
 Hispanic 96
(22%)
329
(21%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
46
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
35
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Payson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(59%)
894
(56%)
 Not Eligible 150
(35%)
573
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
126
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Payson Elementary School is ranked 443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Payson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.2%) 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.

Payson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 363
2007 369
2008 405
2009 405
2010 372
2011 523
2012 503
2013 539
2014 458
2015 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.8
2007 13.9
2008 15.9
2009 15
2010 15.5
2011 17.1
2012 16
2013 19.2
2014 18.3
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54907161803714
2006 0.46831955922865
2007 0.59078590785908
2008 0.59753086419753
2009 0.67407407407407
2010 0.69354838709677
2011 0.69789674952199
2012 0.72564612326044
2013 0.78293135435993
2014 0.72489082969432
2015 0.65197215777262

Compare Payson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.2%
 

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Payson Elementary School
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Public KG - 02 431 17.2:1  
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Payson Community Christian School
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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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