Poston Junior High School



Poston Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poston Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 516
8 501
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poston Junior High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 1,017 students in grades 7th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,017
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.2

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Poston Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 560
(55%)
15,134
(52%)
 Female 457
(45%)
14,235
(48%)

Poston Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 473
(47%)
11,878
(40%)
 White 439
(43%)
13,899
(47%)
 Black 51
(5%)
1,289
(4%)
 American Indian 29
(3%)
1,276
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
573
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
316
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
138
(0%)

Poston Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 589
(58%)
13,523
(46%)
 Not Eligible 355
(35%)
13,517
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
2,329
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Poston Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is higher than the state average of 43.7%. 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.

Poston Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1419
2006 1422
2007 1444
2008 1469
2009 1426
2010 1361
2011 853
2012 1011
2013 1013
2014 997
2015 1017

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 20.8
2007 20.6
2008 20.8
2009 20.3
2010 19.8
2011 20.5
2012 18.3
2013 18.4
2014 18.2
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32346723044397
2006 0.26863572433193
2007 0.30332409972299
2008 0.28863172226004
2009 0.39551192145863
2010 0.39970609845702
2011 0.43728018757327
2012 0.54797230464886
2013 0.59131293188549
2014 0.55667001003009
2015 0.65093411996067

Compare Poston Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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