Mercury Mine Elementary School

  • Mercury Mine Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) 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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Mercury Mine Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mercury Mine Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mercury Mine Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#137 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
21%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
69%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mercury Mine Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.480.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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