Joseph City Elementary School

  • Joseph City Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Joseph City Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Joseph City Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Joseph City Elementary School's student population of 248 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph City Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph City Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#370 out of 1897 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
21%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
56%
38%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoseph City Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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