Cheatham Elementary School

4725 W. South Mountain Way
Laveen, AZ 85339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Cheatham Elementary School serves 779 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cheatham 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cheatham Elementary School's student population of 779 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Cheatham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Cheatham Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#1687 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
45%
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Black
31%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaveen Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cheatham Elementary School is Cesar Chavez High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Traditional Charter School - Laveen Village (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chandler Legacy Traditional Charter School - Laveen Village Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,053 student
    0.5 miles
    7900 S 43rd Ave
    Chandler, AZ 85286
    (602) 903-6615
    0.5 K-8 1,053
  • Laveen Laveen Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 746 students
    0.6 miles
    4141 W. Mcneil Street
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 237-9110
    0.6 PK-8 746
  • Laveen Cesar Chavez High School Math: 36% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,462 students
    1.0 miles
    3921 West Baseline Road
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 764-1100
    1 9-12 2,462
  • Laveen Vista Del Sur Accelerated Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 801 students
    1.0 miles
    3908 W. South Mountain Ave
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 237-3046
    1 PK-8 801
  • Laveen Paseo Pointe School Math: 39% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 973 students
    1.1 miles
    8800 S. 55th Ave.
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 304-2040
    1.1 PK-8 973

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