Papago School

  • Papago School serves 913 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Papago 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Papago School's student population of 913 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students913 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Papago School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Papago School is 0.22, 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 (16-17)#1727 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
88%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
3%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCreighton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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