Santa Cruz Elementary School

  • Santa Cruz Elementary School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Santa Cruz Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Santa Cruz Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Santa Cruz Elementary School's student population of 403 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Santa Cruz Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Santa Cruz Elementary School is 0.67, 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 Testing Rank#682 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Santa Cruz Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.670.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Cruz Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaricopa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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