Ray Elementary School

651 Sen. Chastain Dr.
Kearny, AZ 85137
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Ray Elementary School serves 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ray Elementary 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 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Ray Elementary School's student population of 237 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ray Elementary 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 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ray Elementary School is 0.52, 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)#1055 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
58%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
39%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRay Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kearny Ray Jr/sr High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 209 students
    0.2 miles
    701 North Highway 177
    Kearny, AZ 85137
    (520)363-5515
    0.2 7-12 209
  • Kearny Cvit - Ray High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    701 N Hwy 177
    Kearny, AZ 85137
    (520)780-1100
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Winkelman Cvit - Hayden High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    9.3 miles
    824 Thorne Ave
    Winkelman, AZ 85292
    (520)356-7876
    9.3 9-12 n/a
  • Winkelman Hayden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
    9.3 miles
    824 N. Thorne Ave
    Winkelman, AZ 85292
    (520)356-7876
    9.3 9-12 70
  • Winkelman Leonor Hambly K-8
    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
    9.5 miles
    824 Thorne Ave.
    Winkelman, AZ 85292
    (520)356-7876
    9.5 PK-8 185

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