Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School

  • Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School's student population of 697 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School is 0.52, 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 School Rank#56 out of 2111 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
63%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVail Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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