Dunham Elementary School

9850 E 29th St
Tucson, AZ 85748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dunham Elementary School serves 154 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dunham 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dunham Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Dunham Elementary School's student population of 154 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Dunham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dunham Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1025 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
47%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
34%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dunham Elementary School's ranking?
Dunham Elementary School is ranked #1025 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Dunham Elementary School often compared to?
Dunham Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Soleng Tom Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Dunham Elementary School?
154 students attend Dunham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Dunham Elementary School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dunham Elementary School?
Dunham Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Dunham Elementary School offer ?
Dunham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Dunham Elementary School part of?
Dunham Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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