Orange Grove Elementary School

3525 West Cpimty 16 1/2 St,

Somerton, AZ, 85350

Tel: (928)341-6000
Grades: KG-5

315 students

Orange Grove Elementary School serves 315 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Orange Grove Elementary School operates within the Somerton Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 315 students
Orange Grove Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Orange Grove Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Orange Grove Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Orange Grove Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
6%
5%
Orange Grove Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Orange Grove Elementary School Asian (2002-2011)
Hispanic
90%
43%
Orange Grove Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Orange Grove Elementary School Black (2005-2010)
White
2%
42%
Orange Grove Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Orange Grove Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Orange Grove 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.
0.19 0.64
Orange Grove 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.
n/a
36%
Orange Grove Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2010)
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.
99%
11%
Orange Grove Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,676 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Somerton Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
1
Number of Students Managed 2,676 285
Somerton Elementary  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $2 MM
District Spending $21 MM $2 MM
Somerton Elementary  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,022 $9,374
Somerton Elementary  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,443 $8,323
Somerton 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 Ppep Tec - Jose Yepez Learning Center (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Somerton Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tierra Del Sol Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Somerton Tierra Del Sol Elementary School
    1002 South Somerton Ave
    Somerton , AZ , 85350
    (928)341-6000
    3  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Somerton Ppep Tec - Jose Yepez Learning Center
    Charter School
    115 North Columbia Ave
    Somerton , AZ , 85350
    (928)627-9648
    Charter School
    3  mi  |  104  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Somerton Somerton Middle School
    1011 North Somerton Ave
    Somerton , AZ , 85350
    (928)341-6000
    3.1  mi  |  838  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Somerton Desert Sonora Elementary School
    301 North Carlisle Ave
    Somerton , AZ , 85350
    (928)341-6000
    3.3  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Somerton Valle Del Encanto Learning Center
    400 North Cesar Chavez Ave
    Somerton , AZ , 85350
    (928)341-6000
    3.5  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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