Gary A. Knox Elementary School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gary A. Knox Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
86%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
9%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gary A. Knox Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gary A. Knox Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.250.42
This chart display the diversity score of Gary A. Knox Elementary School and the average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gary A. Knox Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
96%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gary A. Knox Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrane Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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