3330 E Lockett Rd
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
John Q Thomas Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John Q Thomas 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

John Q Thomas Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

John Q Thomas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Q Thomas Elementary School is 0.69, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1353 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
24%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
44%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
25%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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

30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend John Q Thomas Elementary School?

345 students attend John Q Thomas Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

44% of John Q Thomas Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 24% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John Q Thomas Elementary School?

John Q Thomas Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does John Q Thomas Elementary School offer ?

John Q Thomas Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Date
Spring Break - No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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