Sequoia Elementary School

1460 S Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sequoia Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Sequoia Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sequoia Elementary School's student population of 357 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
357 students
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School Rankings

Sequoia Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sequoia 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
#1524 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
78%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
11%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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
78%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
5%
7%
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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 Sequoia Elementary School's ranking?
Sequoia Elementary School is ranked #1524 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Sequoia Elementary School often compared to?
Sequoia Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Zaharis Elementary School, Taft Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 12% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sequoia Elementary School?
357 students attend Sequoia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Sequoia Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Sequoia Elementary School offer ?
Sequoia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Sequoia Elementary School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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