Poston Butte High School



Poston Butte High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poston Butte High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 492
10 476
11 424
12 344

Poston Butte High School is a public high school of the Florence Unified School District located in San Tan Valley, AZ. It has 1,736 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poston Butte High School is the 74th largest public high school in Arizona and the 2,312th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,736
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.75

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Poston Butte High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 881
(51%)
1,760
(51%)
 Female 855
(49%)
1,716
(49%)

Poston Butte High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 928
(53%)
1,965
(57%)
 Hispanic 513
(30%)
980
(28%)
 Black 210
(12%)
351
(10%)
 Asian 33
(2%)
58
(2%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
61
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
18
(1%)

Poston Butte High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 950
(55%)
1,966
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 684
(39%)
1,285
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(6%)
225
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poston Butte High School is ranked 61st out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poston Butte High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Poston Butte High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 840
2010 1310
2011 1755
2012 1736

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 21
2010 22.4
2011 24.7
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.48571428571429
2010 0.46870229007634
2011 0.47008547008547
2012 0.45276497695853

Compare Poston Butte High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.3%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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