Salk Elementary School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Salk Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Salk 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Salk Elementary School's student population of 602 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

Salk Elementary 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 Salk Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#1609 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
38%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Salk Elementary School is Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 4-9 | 438 students
    0.1 miles
    6919 E. Brown Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 308-7400
    0.1 4-9 438
  • Mesa Evit - Fremont Junior High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9
    0.4 miles
    1001 North Power Road
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480) 472-8300
    0.4 9 n/a
  • Mesa Fremont Junior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 999 students
    0.4 miles
    1001 N. Power Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480) 472-8300
    0.4 7-8 999
  • Mesa Red Mountain High School Math: 74% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,376 students
    0.4 miles
    7301 E. Brown Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-8000
    0.4 9-12 3,376
  • Mesa Franklin Junior High School Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 7-9 | 272 students
    0.5 miles
    4949 E. Southern Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-2600
    0.5 7-9 272

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