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
9 510
10 539
11 469
12 400

Poston Butte High School is a public high school of the Florence Unified School District located in San Tan Valley, AZ. It has 1,918 students in grades 9th through 12th. Poston Butte High School is the 57th largest public high school in Arizona and the 1,828th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,918
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,828th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 57th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 198th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 64th out of 276

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Poston Butte High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 973
(51%)
1,869
(52%)
 Female 945
(49%)
1,746
(48%)

Poston Butte High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,011
(53%)
1,949
(54%)
 Hispanic 611
(32%)
1,121
(31%)
 Black 185
(10%)
336
(9%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
67
(2%)
 American Indian 30
(2%)
66
(2%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 22
(1%)
29
(1%)

Poston Butte High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,694
(88%)
3,164
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(9%)
358
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(3%)
93
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Poston Butte High School is ranked 159th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poston Butte High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. 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
2013 1646
2014 1801
2015 1918

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
2013 22.8
2014 22.5
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.48571428571429
2010 0.46870229007634
2011 0.47008547008547
2012 0.45276497695853
2013 0.44775212636695
2014 0.28761799000555
2015 0.11678832116788

Compare Poston Butte High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.7%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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