Gary A. Knox Elementary School

2926 South 21st Drive

Yuma, AZ 85364
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (928)373-5500
  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.
  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School operates within the Crane Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School's student population of 762 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students762 students
Gender %Gary A. Knox Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeGary A. Knox Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gary A. Knox Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:120:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
86%
45%
Black
3%
5%
White
9%
39%
All Ethnic GroupsGary A. Knox Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
96%
11%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Gary A. Knox Elementary School is Crane Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Crane Elementary School District's student population of 6,318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $5,491 in this district is less than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has declined by 23% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,691 is less than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameCrane Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    12
    1
    Number of Students Managed6,318345
    Crane Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$34 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$42 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$5,491$7,180
    District Spending / Student$6,691$6,852
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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