200 E 13th St
Tucson, AZ 85701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Safford K-8 School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Safford K-8 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 7% (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 13% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Safford K-8 School's student population of 448 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Safford K-8 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 Safford K-8 School is 0.32, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2099 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
6%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
82%
46%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
5%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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

7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Safford K-8 School?

448 students attend Safford K-8 School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of Safford K-8 School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Safford K-8 School?

Safford K-8 School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Safford K-8 School offer ?

Safford K-8 School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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