Mendoza Elementary School

  • Mendoza Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mendoza Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Mendoza Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mendoza Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mendoza Elementary School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#485 out of 1897 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
64%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mendoza Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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