630 N Hunt Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Michael T. Hughes Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Michael T. Hughes Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1745 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
70%
46%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
16%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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