Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School

  • Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 60%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Ocotillo Early Learning 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 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 82% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,707 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ocotillo Early Learning Elementary School is 0.19, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
53%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
62%
74%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyside Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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