2300 S Gardner Dr
Chandler, AZ 85286
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School serves 753 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School's student population of 753 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
46%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
52%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School's ranking?

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School?

753 students attend Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

52% of Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School?

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School offer ?

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School part of?

Robert And Danell Tarwater Elementary School is part of Chandler Unified District #80 School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Grading Period Ends - Last Day of School
March 10, 2023 (Friday)
First Day Back for Students
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
High School Graduations - Grading Period Ends - Last Day of School (1/2 Day)
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
First Day of School
July 19, 2023 (Wednesday)
Grading Period Ends - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
September 29, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

3   2/10/2021
Tarwater has an amazing community. Teachers and Parents have open lines of communication. This year, the school has done a good job of implementing new safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We love all the traditions and events that help to enhance the typical educational experience.
- Posted by Parent - 1st Grade Parent

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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