Palo Verde School

40 N Roosevelt Ave
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Palo Verde School serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Palo Verde 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher 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 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Palo Verde School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Palo Verde School's student population of 411 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Palo Verde School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Palo Verde 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1251 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
6%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
68%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
16%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palo Verde School's ranking?
Palo Verde School is ranked #1251 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Palo Verde School?
411 students attend Palo Verde School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Palo Verde School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 6% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palo Verde School?
Palo Verde School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Palo Verde School offer ?
Palo Verde School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Palo Verde School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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