Jamaica Elementary School

  • Jamaica Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Jamaica Elementary School's student population of 545 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamaica Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamaica Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#351 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
86%
38%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamaica Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.250.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jamaica Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Havasu Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Havasu City Starline Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 615 students
    0.6 miles
    3150 Starline Dr.
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
    (928)855-4088
    0.6 K-6 615
  • Lake Havasu City Lake Havasu High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1763 students
    1.7 miles
    2675 S. Palo Verde Blvd.
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    (928)854-5001
    1.7 9-12 1763
  • Lake Havasu City Telesis Preparatory Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 346 students
    1.7 miles
    2598 Starlite Lane
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    (928)855-8661
    1.7 K-8 346
  • Lake Havasu City Telesis Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
    1.7 miles
    2598 Starlite Lane
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    (928)855-8661
    1.7 9-12 90
  • Lake Havasu City Wave - Lake Havasu High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.7 miles
    2675 South Polo Verde Blvd.
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    (928)854-5001
    1.7 9-12 n/a

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