Payson Elementary School

  • Payson Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 77%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Payson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Payson Elementary School's student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Payson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,855 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Payson Elementary School is 0.49, 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 (10-11)#496 out of 1855 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
26%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Payson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
67%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Payson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Payson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePayson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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