Oakwood Elementary School

12900 N 71st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Oakwood Elementary School serves 1,000 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Oakwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Oakwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Oakwood Elementary School's student population of 1,000 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,000 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Oakwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oakwood Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Testing Rank
#357 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
64%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oakwood Elementary School is Peoria Ecampus (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Traditional School - Glendale (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Legacy Traditional School - Glendale Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,038 student
    0.5 miles
    13091 North 67th Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 219-4300
    0.5 K-8 1,038
  • Mesa Arizona Conservatory For Arts And Academics Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    0.8 miles
    16454 N 28th Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (623) 878-0986
    0.8 K-5 269
  • Peoria Sundance Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    0.9 miles
    7051 W Cholla St.
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 412-4675
    0.9 PK-8 674
  • Glendale Desert Valley Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 546 students
    1.0 miles
    12901 N. 63rd Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85304
    (623) 412-4750
    1 PK-8 546
  • Peoria Oasis Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 782 students
    1.0 miles
    7841 W Sweetwater
    Peoria, AZ 85381
    (623) 486-6000
    1 PK-8 782

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