Drachman Primary Magnet School

  • Drachman Primary Magnet School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Drachman Primary Magnet 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Drachman Primary Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Drachman Primary Magnet School's student population of 353 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Drachman Primary Magnet 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 Drachman Primary Magnet School is 0.49, 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#1242 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
18%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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