Laura N. Banks Elementary



Laura N. Banks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laura N. Banks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 7
K 55
1 61
2 59
3 58
4 62
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Laura N. Banks Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 362 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laura N. Banks Elementary is the 857th largest public school in Arizona and the 35,472nd largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 362
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 857th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 412th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 761st out of 948

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Laura N. Banks Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 193
(53%)
18,550
(51%)
 Female 169
(47%)
17,667
(49%)

Laura N. Banks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 235
(65%)
23,313
(64%)
 White 106
(29%)
7,763
(21%)
 Black 8
(2%)
1,870
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
1,469
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,077
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
579
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
146
(0%)

Laura N. Banks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(73%)
23,499
(65%)
 Not Eligible 74
(20%)
11,030
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
1,688
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Laura N. Banks Elementary is ranked 468th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laura N. Banks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.6%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Laura N. Banks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 495
2006 490
2007 523
2008 458
2009 412
2010 373
2011 362
2012 362

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 21.6
2007 24.4
2008 25.4
2009 25.8
2010 25.7
2011 24.1
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66868686868687
2006 0.41224489795918
2007 0.005736137667304
2008 0.58078602620087
2009 0.64077669902913
2010 0.54959785522788
2011 0.69613259668508
2012 0.79558011049724

Compare Laura N. Banks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 79.6%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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