James W. Rice Primary School



James W. Rice Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James W. Rice Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 213
1 239
2 258
3 254
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James W. Rice Primary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Alhambra Elementary School District. It enrolls 964 students in grades 1st through 12th. James W. Rice Primary School is the 66th largest public school in Arizona and the 1,652nd largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 964
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,652nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 66th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 668th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 66th out of 932

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James W. Rice Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 510
(53%)
6,915
(51%)
 Female 454
(47%)
6,534
(49%)

James W. Rice Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 847
(88%)
10,757
(80%)
 Black 53
(5%)
1,029
(8%)
 White 29
(3%)
782
(6%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
165
(1%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
375
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
311
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
30
(0%)

James W. Rice Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 876
(91%)
10,184
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(5%)
495
(4%)
 Not Eligible 39
(4%)
2,770
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, James W. Rice Primary School is ranked 16th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James W. Rice Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) 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.

James W. Rice Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1038
2006 978
2007 942
2008 956
2009 922
2010 981
2011 1003
2012 1061
2013 1082
2014 1061
2015 964

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.5
2007 18.2
2008 22.2
2009 22.5
2010 21.5
2011 22.3
2012 20.3
2013 20.3
2014 21.1
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9971098265896
2006 0.94069529652352
2007 0.94267515923567
2008 0.93514644351464
2009 0.82754880694143
2010 0.89398572884811
2011 0.82552342971087
2012 0.86239396795476
2013 0.89556377079482
2014 0.60131950989632
2015 0.95954356846473

Compare James W. Rice Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 96.0%
 

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