Sousa Elementary School
Sousa Elementary School serves 417 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 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 417 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 38%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 48% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 53% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Sousa Elementary School's student population of 417 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#731 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the Sousa Elementary School yearly calendar below.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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