Laird Elementary School



Laird Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laird Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 52
2 43
3 56
4 49
5 51
6 49
7 44
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laird Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tempe, AZ in the Tempe School District. It enrolls 425 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laird Elementary School is the 783rd largest public school in Arizona and the 29,498th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 425
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,498th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 783rd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 138th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 545th out of 932

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Laird Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 218
(51%)
5,876
(51%)
 Female 207
(49%)
5,693
(49%)

Laird Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 310
(73%)
6,111
(53%)
 White 68
(16%)
2,534
(22%)
 Black 16
(4%)
1,232
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
465
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
802
(7%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
275
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
150
(1%)

Laird Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 350
(82%)
6,906
(60%)
 Not Eligible 53
(12%)
3,951
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
712
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Laird Elementary School is ranked 324th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laird Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) 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.

Laird Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 443
2007 460
2008 515
2009 520
2010 487
2011 531
2012 509
2013 477
2014 433
2015 425

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.6
2007 13.7
2008 14.8
2009 14.9
2010 15.2
2011 18.1
2012 16.3
2013 14.9
2014 14.5
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99387755102041
2006 0.88713318284424
2007 0.87391304347826
2008 0.83106796116505
2009 0.83076923076923
2010 0.83162217659138
2011 0.80225988700565
2012 0.86051080550098
2013 0.85115303983229
2014 0.87990762124711
2015 0.87529411764706

Compare Laird Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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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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