Duncan Elementary School

1 Mc Grath Ave.
Duncan, AZ 85534
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Duncan Elementary School serves 241 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 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Duncan 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Duncan Elementary School's student population of 241 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Duncan 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 Duncan Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#1224 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
22%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Duncan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
76%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.380.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuncan Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Duncan Elementary School is Duncan High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairbanks Middle School (24.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Metcalf Elementary School (24.5 miles away)
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