Howell Peter Elementary School

401 N Irving Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 233 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Howell Peter Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 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 233 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Howell Peter Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Howell Peter Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1205 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
32%
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20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
47%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
31%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #1205 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Howell Peter Elementary School often compared to?
Howell Peter Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Myers-ganoung Elementary School, Lineweaver Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
233 students attend Howell Peter Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Howell Peter Elementary School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Howell Peter Elementary School?
Howell Peter Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, 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 District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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