Sentinel Elementary School

  • Sentinel Elementary School serves 37 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sentinel 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Sentinel Elementary School's student population of 37 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students37 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sentinel Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sentinel Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sentinel Elementary 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 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sentinel Elementary School is 0.48, 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)
Overall School Rank
27%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of public school 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 Ratio7:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sentinel Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
60%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sentinel Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.480.42
This chart display the diversity score of Sentinel Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sentinel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSentinel Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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