Cape School-jail

1270 West Silverlake Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Cape School-jail serves 29 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Cape School-jail 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Cape School-jail's student population of 29 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cape School-jail is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,830 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cape School-jail is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
79%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:119:1
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American Indian
11%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
6%
38%
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Diversity Score0.490.65
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Graduation Rate≤10%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePima Accommodation School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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