Black Mountain Elementary School

  • Black Mountain Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Black Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Black Mountain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Black Mountain Elementary School's student population of 470 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Black Mountain Elementary School is 0.31, which is less 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 Testing Rank#398 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
82%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCave Creek Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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