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 1,016 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Copper Ridge School's student population of 1,016 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,016 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Copper Ridge School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Copper Ridge School is 0.24, 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#233 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
87%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScottsdale Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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