Balsz Elementary School



Balsz Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Balsz Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 73
2 83
3 79
4 71
5 64
6 66
7 164
8 158
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Balsz Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Balsz Elementary School District. It enrolls 844 students in grades 1st through 12th. Balsz Elementary School is the 139th largest public school in Arizona and the 3,363rd largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 844
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,363rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 139th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 487th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 92nd out of 932

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Balsz Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 433
(51%)
1,262
(51%)
 Female 411
(49%)
1,234
(49%)

Balsz Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 633
(75%)
1,807
(72%)
 Black 113
(13%)
364
(15%)
 White 45
(5%)
141
(6%)
 American Indian 35
(4%)
116
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Balsz Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 827
(98%)
2,388
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
84
(3%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
24
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Balsz Elementary School is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Balsz Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly 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.

Balsz Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 807
2006 992
2007 818
2008 802
2009 690
2010 730
2011 715
2012 630
2013 849
2014 897
2015 844

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 19.5
2007 16.7
2008 18.4
2009 16.4
2010 18.6
2011 14.4
2012 17
2013 20.3
2014 19.1
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71127633209418
2006 0.99697580645161
2007 0.90464547677262
2008 0.90523690773067
2009 0.99565217391304
2010 0.9958904109589
2011 0.9958041958042
2012 0.95555555555556
2013 0.99646643109541
2014 N/A
2015 0.99644549763033

Compare Balsz Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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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