Payson Elementary School

500 East Rancho Road
Payson, AZ 85547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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 Rankings

The diversity score of Payson Elementary School is 0.50, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
70-74%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
80-84%
77%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
25%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Payson Elementary School is Navit - Payson High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rim Country Middle School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Payson Rim Country Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 517 students
    1.7 miles
    304 South Meadow
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    1.7 6-8 517
  • Snowflake Navit - Payson High School Vocational School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    1.9 miles
    951 W Snowflake Blvd
    Snowflake, AZ 85937
    (928) 536-6232
    1.9 9-12 n/a
  • Payson Payson Center For Success High School Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
    1.9 miles
    514 W Wade Lane
    Payson, AZ 85541
    (928) 474-2070
    1.9 9-12 88
  • Payson Payson High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 654 students
    2.0 miles
    301 South Mclane
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    2 9-12 654
  • Payson Julia Randall Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 590 students
    2.4 miles
    902 W. Main
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    2.4 3-5 590

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