Sahuaro School

  • Sahuaro School serves 571 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sahuaro School's student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sahuaro School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sahuaro School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#721 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
33%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sahuaro School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.660.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sahuaro School and the percentage of public school 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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