Howell Peter Elementary School

  • Howell Peter Elementary School serves 305 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Howell Peter Elementary School's student population of 305 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howell Peter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#1556 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
45%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
26%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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