Saguaro Elementary School

1501 North Center Avenue
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Saguaro Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Saguaro 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Saguaro Elementary School's student population of 472 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Saguaro Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Saguaro Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#1732 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
11%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
63%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
17%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCASA Grande Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Saguaro Elementary School is Pinnacle High School - Casa Grande (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Casa Grande Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ironwood School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Casa Grande Ironwood School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
    0.2 miles
    1460 N. Pinal Avenue
    Casa Grande, AZ 85222
    (520) 836-2111
    0.2 K-5 485
  • Casa Grande Casa Grande Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
    0.3 miles
    300 W Mc Murray Blvd
    Casa Grande, AZ 85222
    (520) 836-2111
    0.3 6-8 615
  • Casa Grande Pinnacle High School - Casa Grande Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
    0.3 miles
    409 W. Mcmurray Blvd
    Casa Grande, AZ 85122
    (520) 423-2380
    0.3 9-12 67
  • Casa Grande Cavit - Casa Grande Union High School Vocational School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    1362 Casa Grande Ave.
    Casa Grande, AZ 85222
    (520) 836-5212
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Coolidge Cavit - Central Arizona Valley Institute Of Technology Vocational School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 16 students
    0.5 miles
    1789 W Coolidge Ave
    Coolidge, AZ 85128
    (520) 836-5092
    0.5 9-12 16

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