Drachman Primary Magnet School

  • Drachman Primary Magnet School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Drachman Primary Magnet School's student population of 329 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Drachman Primary Magnet School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Drachman Primary Magnet School is 0.42, 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#88 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
75%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
13%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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