Sahuaro School serves 535 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sahuaro School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 535 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 70%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 26% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Sahuaro School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sahuaro School's student population of 535 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sahuaro School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Sahuaro School is 0.64, 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
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#819 out of 1854 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 (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sahuaro School's ranking?
Sahuaro School is ranked #819 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sahuaro School?
535 students attend Sahuaro School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Sahuaro School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sahuaro School?
Sahuaro School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sahuaro School offer ?
Sahuaro School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sahuaro School part of?
Sahuaro School is part of Washington Elementary School District (4260).
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