Philo T. Farnsworth School



Philo T. Farnsworth School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Philo T. Farnsworth School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 69
1 91
2 69
3 85
4 87
5 76
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Philo T. Farnsworth School is a public elementary school located in West Valley City, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 618 students in grades 1st through 12th. Philo T. Farnsworth School is the 251st largest public school in Utah and the 12,472nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 618
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Philo T. Farnsworth School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 347
(56%)
21,217
(51%)
 Female 271
(44%)
20,062
(49%)

Philo T. Farnsworth School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 262
(42%)
13,798
(33%)
 White 237
(38%)
21,439
(52%)
 Pacific Islander 63
(10%)
1,763
(4%)
 Black 17
(3%)
1,618
(4%)
 American Indian 16
(3%)
561
(1%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
1,773
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
327
(1%)

Philo T. Farnsworth School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 403
(65%)
20,456
(50%)
 Not Eligible 153
(25%)
16,862
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(10%)
3,961
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 641 ranked schools in Utah, Philo T. Farnsworth School is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Philo T. Farnsworth School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 38.0%. 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.

Philo T. Farnsworth School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 575
2006 630
2007 728
2008 724
2009 620
2010 724
2011 667
2012 631
2013 577
2014 572
2015 618

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 22.4
2007 21.2
2008 21.8
2009 19.7
2010 23.7
2011 20.7
2012 21.8
2013 21.4
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62782608695652
2006 0.06984126984127
2007 0.64285714285714
2008 0.3646408839779
2009 0.98548387096774
2010 0.70303867403315
2011 0.8215892053973
2012 0.99524564183835
2013 0.65684575389948
2014 0.75524475524476
2015 0.75242718446602

Compare Philo T. Farnsworth School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
918.6% 9.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.2%
 

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Philo T. Farnsworth School
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Public KG - 06 618 -1:1  
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Private PK - KG 80 4:1 7 miles
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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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