Alhambra Traditional School

  • Alhambra Traditional School serves 741 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alhambra Traditional School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Alhambra Traditional School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Alhambra Traditional School's student population of 741 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alhambra Traditional School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alhambra Traditional School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
70%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alhambra Traditional School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
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White
19%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alhambra Traditional School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.470.42
This chart display the diversity score of Alhambra Traditional School and the average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alhambra Traditional School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlhambra Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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