Scales Technology Academy



Scales Technology Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Scales Technology Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 65
2 71
3 76
4 97
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Scales Technology Academy is a public elementary school located in Tempe, AZ in the Tempe School District. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. Scales Technology Academy is the 740th largest public school in Arizona and the 26,477th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,477th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 740th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 138th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 489th out of 932

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Scales Technology Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 233
(51%)
5,693
(49%)
 Male 221
(49%)
5,876
(51%)

Scales Technology Academy Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 237
(52%)
6,111
(53%)
 Black 97
(21%)
1,232
(11%)
 White 61
(13%)
2,534
(22%)
 American Indian 32
(7%)
802
(7%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
465
(4%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
275
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
150
(1%)

Scales Technology Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(78%)
6,906
(60%)
 Not Eligible 71
(16%)
3,951
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
712
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Scales Technology Academy is ranked 309th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Scales Technology Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is 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.

Scales Technology Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 493
2007 476
2008 549
2009 498
2010 489
2011 645
2012 618
2013 572
2014 533
2015 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.7
2007 16.2
2008 15.9
2009 14.9
2010 16
2011 18
2012 16.6
2013 16.6
2014 15.8
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99387755102041
2006 0.9026369168357
2007 0.8718487394958
2008 0.78324225865209
2009 0.80120481927711
2010 0.80368098159509
2011 0.77984496124031
2012 0.79126213592233
2013 0.79195804195804
2014 0.79737335834897
2015 0.84361233480176

Compare Scales Technology Academy 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 84.4%
 

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Public KG - 05 454 15:1  
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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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