3500 N Cherry Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School serves 264 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frances Owen Holaway 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
264 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Frances Owen Holaway 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 Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School is 0.60, 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
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1104 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
46%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
26%
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
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School?

264 students attend Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School?

Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School offer ?

Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School part of?

Frances Owen Holaway Elementary School is part of Amphitheater Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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