Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center

Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center serves 74 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center's student population of 74 students has grown by 64% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center is 0.61, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
57%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
9%
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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 schools are Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center often compared to?
Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Ashland Elementary School, Higley Traditional Academy, Sue Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center?
74 students attend Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center?
Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center offer ?
Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten
What school district is Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center part of?
Elona P. Cooley Early Child Development Center is part of Higley Unified School District (4248).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break: No School
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of Preschool: Early release
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Teachers
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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