Sweetwater School

Sweetwater School serves 532 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Sweetwater School operates within the Washington Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 532 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 532 students
Sweetwater School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sweetwater School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Sweetwater School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sweetwater School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 11:1 23:1
Sweetwater School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
3%
5%
Sweetwater School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Sweetwater School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
40%
44%
Sweetwater School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
5%
5%
Sweetwater School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
48%
41%
Sweetwater School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Sweetwater School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sweetwater School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.42
Sweetwater School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
55%
36%
Sweetwater School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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.
6%
14%
Sweetwater School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,861 is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,340 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Washington Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
1
Number of Students Managed 23,177 311
Washington Elementary   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $206 MM $3 MM
Washington Elementary   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $194 MM $2 MM
Washington Elementary   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,861 $9,449
Washington Elementary   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,340 $8,879
Washington Elementary   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Intelli-school Glendale High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cholla Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunburst School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GlendaleIntelli-school Glendale High School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 100 students13806 North 51st Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85306
    (602)564-7300
    0.89-12100
  • GlendaleSunburst School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 619 students14218 North 47th Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85306
    (602)347-2600
    0.8PK-6619
  • GlendaleArroyo Elementary School
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 541 students4535 West Cholla
    GlendaleAZ 85304
    (602)347-2600
    1KG-8541
  • PhoenixChaparral Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 510 students3808 West Joan D'arc
    PhoenixAZ 85029
    (602)347-2600
    1PK-6510
  • PhoenixTumbleweed Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 486 students4001 West Laurel Ln
    PhoenixAZ 85029
    (602)347-2600
    1PK-6486

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