Playa Del Rey Elementary School

  • Playa Del Rey Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Playa Del Rey 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Playa Del Rey Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Playa Del Rey Elementary School's student population of 452 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Playa Del Rey Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Playa Del Rey Elementary School is 0.63, 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#464 out of 2111 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
51%
38%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Playa Del Rey Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilbert Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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