Washington Elementary School

Washington Elementary School serves 619 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Washington Elementary School operates within the Mesa Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 619 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 619 students
Washington Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade Washington Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 21:1 18:1
American Indian
7%
5%
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
29%
43%
Black
9%
5%
White
47%
42%
All Ethnic Groups Washington Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Washington 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.
0.69 0.42
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.
52%
36%
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.
9%
11%
Washington Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 73,895 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Mesa Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
84
1
Number of Students Managed 73,895 257
District Total Revenue $611 MM $2 MM
Mesa Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $625 MM $2 MM
Mesa Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,691 $9,374
Mesa Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,881 $8,323
Mesa Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Evit - Rhodes Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rhodes Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evit - Rhodes Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MesaRhodes Junior High School
    1860 South Longmore St
    MesaAZ 85202
    (480)472-0200
    0.7 mi | 968 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • MesaEvit - Rhodes Junior High School
    Vocational School
    1860 South Longmore
    MesaAZ 85202
    (480)472-2300
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9                      
  • TempeLeona Advanced Virtual Academy
    Charter School
    5040 South Price Rd
    TempeAZ 85282
    (602)953-2933
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 31 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • TempeTempe Accelerated High School
    Charter School
    5040 South Price Rd
    TempeAZ 85282
    (602)953-2933
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 122 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TempeEdoptions Aoi Program High School
    Charter School
    2150 East Southern Ave
    TempeAZ 85282
    (480)621-3365
    Charter School

    1 mi | 31 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Mesa, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.47, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Mesa is Vista Grove Preparatory Academy Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.