Cape School-jail

1270 West Silverlake Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Cape School-jail serves 25 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Cape School-jail's student population of 25 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students25 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cape School-jail is 0.48, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
<50%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≥50%
79%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
68%
45%
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Black
24%
5%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.480.65
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
3%
38%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePima Accommodation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cape School-jail is Cholla High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Drachman Primary Magnet School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Drachman Primary Magnet School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 353 students
    1.1 miles
    1085 S. Tenth Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    (520) 225-6060
    1.1 PK-8 353
  • Tucson Cholla High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,892 student
    1.2 miles
    2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 225-6060
    1.2 8-12 1,892
  • Tucson Ochoa Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 185 students
    1.2 miles
    101 W. 25th Street
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 225-6060
    1.2 PK-5 185
  • Tucson Henry Hank Oyama Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.3 miles
    2700 S. La Cholla Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 225-6060
    1.3 PK-5 384
  • Tucson Mission View Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 191 students
    1.3 miles
    2600 S. 8th Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 225-6060
    1.3 PK-5 191

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