Sentinel Elementary School

  • Sentinel Elementary School serves 36 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sentinel Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Sentinel Elementary School places 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 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students36 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sentinel Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sentinel Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sentinel Elementary School is 0.52, 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)#407 out of 1897 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
45%
45%
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White
53%
38%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
27%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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