Sousa Elementary School

616 N. Mountain Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sousa Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sousa Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sousa Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Sousa Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sousa Elementary 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 Testing Rank
#731 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sousa Elementary School is Evit - Smith Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leading Edge Academy At East Mesa (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Evit - Smith Junior High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9
    1.4 miles
    10100 East Adobe Road
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-9900
    1.4 9 n/a
  • Gilbert Leading Edge Academy At East Mesa Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
    1.4 miles
    10115 E. University Drive
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 984-5645
    1.4 K-6 165
  • Mesa Smith Junior High School Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,003 student
    1.4 miles
    10100 E. Adobe Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-9900
    1.4 7-8 1,003
  • Mesa Taft Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 482 students
    1.8 miles
    9800 E. Quarterline Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-9100
    1.8 PK-6 482
  • Mesa Patterson Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 642 students
    1.9 miles
    615 S. Cheshire
    Mesa, AZ 85208
    (480) 472-9700
    1.9 K-6 642

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