Sousa Elementary School serves 415 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 415 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 25% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 37% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Sousa Elementary School's student population of 415 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 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 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 Sousa Elementary School is 0.56, 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
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#848 out of 1854 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 (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sousa Elementary School's ranking?
Sousa Elementary School is ranked #848 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sousa Elementary School?
415 students attend Sousa Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Sousa Elementary School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sousa Elementary School?
Sousa Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sousa Elementary School offer ?
Sousa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sousa Elementary School part of?
Sousa Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.
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