University Place Primary



University Place Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Place Primary Students by Grade
PK 11
K 94
1 107
2 103
3 98
4 94
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

University Place Primary is a public elementary school located in University Pla, WA in the University Place School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. University Place Primary is the 435th largest public school in Washington and the 21,215th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,215th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 435th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 223rd out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 196th out of 1,263

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University Place Primary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 259
(51%)
2,180
(52%)
 Female 248
(49%)
2,007
(48%)

University Place Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(51%)
2,074
(50%)
 Two or More 106
(21%)
710
(17%)
 Hispanic 83
(16%)
618
(15%)
 Black 36
(7%)
377
(9%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
351
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
19
(0%)

University Place Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 279
(55%)
2,501
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(34%)
1,334
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(11%)
352
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, University Place Primary is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Place Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 47.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

University Place Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 452
2007 462
2008 472
2009 531
2010 553
2011 556
2012 512
2013 526
2014 527
2015 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.9
2007 15.7
2008 16
2009 16.1
2010 16.7
2011 17.1
2012 16.3
2013 N/A
2014 13.6
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41758241758242
2006 0.41814159292035
2007 0.45454545454545
2008 0.47245762711864
2009 0.45951035781544
2010 0.43942133815552
2011 0.4910071942446
2012 0.4921875
2013 0.4828897338403
2014 0.4819734345351
2015 0.44970414201183

Compare University Place Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.0%
 
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
University Place Primary
University Pla, WA
Public PK - 04 507 15.3:1  
Curtis Junior High School
University Place, WA
Public 06 - 09 982 22.2:1 1 miles
Montessori in Motion
University Place, WA
Private PK - KG 96 1:1 1 miles
Whittier
Tacoma, WA
Public PK - 05 501 20:1 2 miles
Narrows View Intermediate
University Pla, WA
Public 05 - 07 694 19:1 2 miles
Evergreen Primary
University Place, WA
Public PK - 04 497 16.3:1 2 miles
Washington Elementary
Tacoma, WA
Public PK - 05 462 19.4:1 2 miles
St Charles Borromeo School
Tacoma, WA
Private PK - 08 533 18:1 2 miles
Sunset Primary
University Place, WA
Public KG - 04 412 15.9:1 2 miles
Geiger
Tacoma, WA
Public PK - 05 426 18.2:1 2 miles
Drum Intermediate
University Pla, WA
Public 05 - 07 614 19.2:1 2 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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