Mendoza Elementary School

  • Mendoza Elementary School serves 507 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 507 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mendoza Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mendoza Elementary School is 0.51, 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#389 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mendoza 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
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mendoza 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%
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White
64%
38%
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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 Mendoza Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.510.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mendoza 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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