1055 N. Main Street
San Luis, AZ 85349
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Rio Colorado Elementary School serves 623 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Rio Colorado 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.

School Overview

Rio Colorado Elementary School's student population of 623 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
623 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Rio Colorado Elementary 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 Rio Colorado Elementary School is 0.00, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1855 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rio Colorado Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
6%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
100%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
n/a
38%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rio Colorado Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rio Colorado 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 623 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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