Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School



Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 89
1 89
2 84
3 91
4 80
5 79
6 77
7 117
8 112
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tolleson, AZ in the Tolleson Elementary School District. It enrolls 844 students in grades 1st through 12th. Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is the 139th largest public school in Arizona and the 3,363rd largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 844
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,363rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 139th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 399th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 66th out of 932

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Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 454
(54%)
1,559
(52%)
 Female 390
(46%)
1,421
(48%)

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 740
(88%)
2,408
(81%)
 Black 53
(6%)
316
(11%)
 White 25
(3%)
123
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
56
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
28
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 692
(82%)
2,301
(77%)
 Not Eligible 103
(12%)
444
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
235
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.8%) 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.

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 852
2006 933
2007 942
2008 931
2009 942
2010 877
2011 872
2012 796
2013 821
2014 825
2015 844

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 20.7
2007 18.1
2008 18.3
2009 16.5
2010 18.3
2011 13.8
2012 17.7
2013 19.1
2014 19.6
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98356807511737
2006 0.63344051446945
2007 0.77707006369427
2008 0.75402792696026
2009 0.77176220806794
2010 0.53591790193843
2011 0.86582568807339
2012 0.90201005025126
2013 0.84165651644336
2014 0.84969696969697
2015 0.87796208530806

Compare Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.8%
 

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