Joe Carlson Elementary School

1700 N Louis Ave
Douglas, AZ 85607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Joe Carlson Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Joe Carlson 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 10-14% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Joe Carlson Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Joe Carlson 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 Joe Carlson Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1224 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
96%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
2%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Joe Carlson Elementary School's ranking?
Joe Carlson Elementary School is ranked #1224 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Joe Carlson Elementary School?
429 students attend Joe Carlson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Joe Carlson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joe Carlson Elementary School?
Joe Carlson Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Joe Carlson Elementary School offer ?
Joe Carlson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Joe Carlson Elementary School part of?
Joe Carlson Elementary School is part of Douglas Unified District (4174) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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