Sentinel Elementary School

53802 Old U.s. Highway
Dateland, AZ 85333
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sentinel Elementary School serves 36 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Sentinel Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 36 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sentinel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sentinel Elementary School's student population of 36 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Sentinel Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sentinel Elementary School is 0.38, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#289 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
75%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
White
25%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sentinel Elementary School's ranking?
Sentinel Elementary School is ranked #289 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sentinel Elementary School?
36 students attend Sentinel Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Sentinel Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 25% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sentinel Elementary School?
Sentinel Elementary School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sentinel Elementary School offer ?
Sentinel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Sentinel Elementary School part of?
Sentinel Elementary School is part of Sentinel Elementary District (4250) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 36 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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