Picacho School

17865 South Vail Road
Picacho, AZ 85241
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Picacho School serves 170 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Picacho 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Picacho School's student population of 170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Rankings

Picacho School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Picacho School is 0.34, 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 Testing Rank
#1962 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
80%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
15%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.340.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePicacho Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Picacho School is Santa Cruz Valley Union High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eloy Junior High School (4.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eloy Eloy Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 291 students
    4.0 miles
    404 E. Phoenix
    Eloy, AZ 85231
    (520) 466-2120
    4 6-8 291
  • Eloy Eloy Intermediate School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 282 students
    4.2 miles
    1101 N. Sunshine Blvd.
    Eloy, AZ 85231
    (520) 466-2100
    4.2 1-8 282
  • Eloy Santa Cruz Valley Union High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 357 students
    4.3 miles
    900 N Main St
    Eloy, AZ 85131
    (520) 466-2220
    4.3 9-12 357
  • Eloy Cavit - Santa Cruz Valley Union High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    4.4 miles
    900 W. Main St.
    Eloy, AZ 85231
    (520) 466-2220
    4.4 9-12 n/a
  • Eloy Santa Cruz Center For Success Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 9 students
    4.4 miles
    900 Main Street
    Eloy, AZ 85131
    (520) 466-2200
    4.4 9-12 9

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