Emerson Elementary School serves 731 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Emerson 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 731 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 70%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 17% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Emerson Elementary School's student population of 731 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Emerson 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 Emerson Elementary School is 0.63, 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
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1181 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Emerson Elementary School's ranking?
Emerson Elementary School is ranked #1181 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Emerson Elementary School often compared to?
Emerson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Whittier Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Emerson Elementary School?
731 students attend Emerson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Emerson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School?
Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Emerson Elementary School offer ?
Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Emerson Elementary School part of?
Emerson Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.
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