Manzanita School

3000 E. Manzanita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Manzanita School serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Manzanita School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Manzanita School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Manzanita School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Manzanita School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manzanita School is 0.55, 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 Testing Rank
#113 out of 2111 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
63%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatalina Foothills Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manzanita School is Catalina Foothills High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Orange Grove Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Catalina Foothills Valley View Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 128 students
    0.8 miles
    3435 E. Sunrise Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-7650
    0.8 PK 128
  • Tucson Orange Grove Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 675 students
    0.9 miles
    1911 E Orange Grove Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-8200
    0.9 6-8 675
  • Tucson Catalina Foothills High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,703 student
    2.2 miles
    4300 E Sunrise Dr
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-8300
    2.2 9-12 1,703
  • Tucson Edge High School - Northwest Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
    2.8 miles
    231 W. Giaconda Way
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    (520) 881-1389
    2.8 9-12 54
  • Tucson Sunrise Drive Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 572 students
    3.2 miles
    5301 E. Sunrise Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-7900
    3.2 K-5 572

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