George Washington Carver Elementary School

1341 W. 5th Street

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

Tel: (928)502-4352
  • George Washington Carver Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • George Washington Carver 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.
  • George Washington Carver Elementary School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

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School Overview

  • George Washington Carver Elementary School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students487 students
Gender %George Washington Carver Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeGeorge Washington Carver Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • George Washington Carver Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Carver Elementary School is 0.17, 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)
21%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:120:1
Hispanic
91%
45%
Black
2%
5%
White
7%
39%
All Ethnic GroupsGeorge Washington Carver Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
33%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of George Washington Carver Elementary School is Yuma Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Yuma Elementary School District's student population of 8,533 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,211 is higher than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,781 is less than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameYuma Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    1
    Number of Students Managed8,533345
    Yuma Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$84 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$62 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,211$7,180
    District Spending / Student$6,781$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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