Rio Colorado Elementary School
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.
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1855 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education
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