Maricopa Elementary School

18150 N. Alterra Pkwy.
Maricopa, AZ 85139
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Maricopa Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Maricopa Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Maricopa Elementary School's student population of 762 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maricopa Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maricopa Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
30%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
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American Indian
10%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
30%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maricopa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.690.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaricopa Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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