Copper Ridge School

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
10101 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Copper Ridge School serves 874 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 72% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Copper Ridge School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Copper Ridge School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Copper Ridge School's student population of 874 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Copper Ridge School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Copper Ridge School is 0.26, 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 School Rank#142 out of 2111 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
86%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.260.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScottsdale Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school gets the worst PR and I don''t understand why. As a parent of three boys that have been there for over 7 years, I can honestly say my children are all thriving in their academic careers at Copper Ridge. The teachers are dedicated and the administration is always working to better the curriculum and add new and improved programs. The PTO is absolutely amazing and is a powerful voice and a source of help whenever the need arises. If you are moving to this area, I advise you to read the reviews from former students with a grain of salt. I am a parent and highly endorse this school.
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CopperRidge has a beautiful campus and a great location. However, the school is hampered by a mediocre curriculum and poor communication. Teachers are not encouraged to talkmwith parents and are very rarely available. The school is very large and appointments with the principal need to be made in advance. Curriculum is "one size fits all" until 3rd or 4th grade when some advanced classes are finally offered. Unfortunately, gifted and advanced students are ignored and left to fend for themselves until then. Perfectly acceptable for the average student; however, completely lacking for the gifted child. Other schools that offer gifted programming in K-3 may be a much better fit.
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