San Tan Elementary School

  • San Tan Elementary School serves 788 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • San Tan Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • San Tan Elementary School's student population of 788 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • San Tan Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Tan Elementary School is 0.48, 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 School Rank (16-17)#168 out of 1897 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
69%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in San Tan Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.480.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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