Lowell Elementary School

  • Lowell Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 17% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Lowell Elementary School's student population of 579 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students579 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lowell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lowell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lowell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.21, 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#1552 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell 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 Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lowell Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
89%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.210.65
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell 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 NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Lowell is a great school to attend. The teachers are ALL highly qualified and truly care about their students. All negativity is gone from this school and only positive learning will continue!!
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