Ruth Powell Elementary School



Ruth Powell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 78
2 92
3 77
4 77
5 81
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth Powell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Safford, AZ in the Safford Unified School District. It enrolls 564 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruth Powell Elementary School is the 514th largest public school in Arizona and the 16,303rd largest nationally. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 564
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,303rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 514th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 770th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 607th out of 932

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Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(51%)
901
(52%)
 Female 277
(49%)
822
(48%)

Ruth Powell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(53%)
795
(46%)
 Hispanic 246
(44%)
862
(50%)
 Black 9
(2%)
22
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
27
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ruth Powell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 261
(46%)
664
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(46%)
922
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
137
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Ruth Powell Elementary School is ranked 413th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruth Powell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.7%) 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.

Ruth Powell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 500
2007 583
2008 623
2009 614
2010 594
2011 573
2012 548
2013 573
2014 569
2015 564

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.1
2007 19.9
2008 18.7
2009 19.6
2010 18.4
2011 19.1
2012 19.6
2013 20.8
2014 20.3
2015 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0021008403361345
2006
2007 0.53344768439108
2008 0.52648475120385
2009 0.36970684039088
2010 0.63636363636364
2011 0.32809773123909
2012 0.57481751824818
2013 0.48516579406632
2014 0.4920913884007
2015 0.53723404255319

Compare Ruth Powell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
This School 53.7%
 
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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