Larkspur Elementary School

  • Larkspur Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Larkspur Elementary School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Larkspur Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Larkspur Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#1161 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Larkspur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
52%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Larkspur Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
5%
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White
35%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Larkspur Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.610.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Larkspur 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 NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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