401 N Irving Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Howell Peter Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Howell Peter 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 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% 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: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Howell Peter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Howell Peter Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Howell Peter 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 Howell Peter Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
#1205 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
46%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
28%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Howell Peter Elementary School's ranking?

Howell Peter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Most diverse schools (Top 10%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

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

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Howell Peter Elementary School?

248 students attend Howell Peter Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

49% of Howell Peter Elementary School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Howell Peter Elementary School?

Howell Peter Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Howell Peter Elementary School offer ?

Howell Peter Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Howell Peter Elementary School part of?

Howell Peter Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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