Shaw Butte School

  • Shaw Butte School serves 909 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Shaw Butte 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shaw Butte School's student population of 909 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shaw Butte School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shaw Butte School is 0.49, 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)#1384 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
70%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
14%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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