Alta Vista Elementary School

  • Alta Vista Elementary School serves 748 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 748 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students748 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1315 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
45%
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Black
23%
5%
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White
17%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.710.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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