Wellton Elementary School

Wellton Elementary School serves 357 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Wellton Elementary School operates within the Wellton Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 357 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 357 students
Wellton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Wellton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Wellton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
69%
43%
Wellton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Wellton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
25%
42%
Wellton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wellton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wellton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.42
Wellton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
36%
Wellton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
11%
Wellton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 357 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
School District Name Wellton Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 357 257
Wellton Elementary  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $2 MM
Wellton Elementary  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $2 MM
Wellton Elementary  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,244 $9,374
Wellton Elementary  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,299 $8,323
Wellton Elementary  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Antelope Union High School (7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ron Watson Middle School (18.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mohawk Valley School (11.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wellton Antelope Union High School
    9168 South Ave 36 East
    Wellton , AZ , 85356
    (928)785-4041
    7  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Roll Mohawk Valley School
    5151 South Ave 39e
    Roll , AZ , 85347
    (928)785-4942
    11.4  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Yuma James D Price School
    1010 Barranca Rd Yuma Provi
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)329-4279
    18.7  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Yuma Sunrise Elementary School
    9943 South 28th St
    Yuma , AZ , 85367
    (928)502-4352
    18.7  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Yuma Ron Watson Middle School
    9851 East 28th St
    Yuma , AZ , 85365
    (928)502-4352
    18.7  mi  |  398  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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