Michael T. Hughes Elementary School

630 N Hunt Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Michael T. Hughes Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Michael T. Hughes Elementary School's student population of 458 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
458 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Michael T. Hughes Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Michael T. Hughes 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1301 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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24%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
24%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michael T. Hughes 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
68%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
17%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Michael T. Hughes Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arizona.
0.51
This chart displays the diversity score of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michael T. Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Michael T. Hughes Elementary School's ranking?
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School is ranked #1301 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Michael T. Hughes Elementary School often compared to?
Michael T. Hughes Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hermosa Vista Elementary School, Whitman Elementary School, Irving Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Michael T. Hughes Elementary School?
458 students attend Michael T. Hughes Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Michael T. Hughes Elementary School?
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Michael T. Hughes Elementary School offer ?
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Michael T. Hughes Elementary School part of?
Michael T. Hughes Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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