920 E Broadway Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowell Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lowell 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 33% (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 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 351 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowell 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 Lowell Elementary School is 0.24, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1535 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
87%
46%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
5%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/2/2022
This has a new principal and we can already see the positive changes for the staff and students! Lowell is a great school and embraces our community as well! Go Roadrunners!
- Posted by Parent - MEC
4   2/21/2022
This year has a new principal and I see great things happening. Overall this is a great school and the staff is amazing.
- Posted by Parent - Hernandez
5   8/5/2013
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!!
- Posted by Teacher - pjosb

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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