2837 N Los Altos Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Helen Keeling Elementary School serves 263 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Helen Keeling 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% 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: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Helen Keeling Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Helen Keeling Elementary School's student population of 263 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Keeling Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Helen Keeling Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1701 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
46%
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Black
15%
6%
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White
11%
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
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
7%
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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 is Helen Keeling Elementary School's ranking?

Helen Keeling Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 5%).

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

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Helen Keeling Elementary School?

263 students attend Helen Keeling Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Helen Keeling Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Keeling Elementary School?

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

What grades does Helen Keeling Elementary School offer ?

Helen Keeling Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Helen Keeling Elementary School part of?

Helen Keeling Elementary School is part of Amphitheater Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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