Sahuaro School

  • Sahuaro School serves 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sahuaro School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sahuaro School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sahuaro School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sahuaro School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sahuaro School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sahuaro School and percentage of American Indian students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sahuaro School and the percentage of Asian students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sahuaro School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sahuaro School and the percentage of Black students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
37%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sahuaro School and the percentage of White students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sahuaro School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.660.42
This chart display the diversity score of Sahuaro School and the average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sahuaro School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sahuaro School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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