Alta Vista Elementary School

  • Alta Vista Elementary School serves 673 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alta Vista Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to 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

Alta Vista Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 673 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students673 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.69, 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)
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
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American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Vista Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.690.42
This chart display the diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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