4602 W Sweetwater
Glendale, AZ 85304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sweetwater School serves 537 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Sweetwater School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sweetwater School's student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater School is 0.65, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1056 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
45%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sweetwater School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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