415 N Westwood
Mesa, AZ 85201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Emerson Elementary School serves 748 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 748 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
748 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1360 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
6%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
46%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
24%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 748 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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