Sweetwater School

  • Sweetwater School serves 515 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Sweetwater School operates within the Washington Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students515 students
Sweetwater School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sweetwater School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Sweetwater School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSweetwater School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:120:1
Sweetwater School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
5%
Sweetwater School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Sweetwater School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
40%
45%
Sweetwater School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
5%
Sweetwater School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
48%
40%
Sweetwater School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Sweetwater School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSweetwater School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.610.64
Sweetwater School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
34%
Sweetwater School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Sweetwater School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School District's student population of 23,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,013 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,483 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
1
Number of Students Managed23,247325
Washington Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$206 MM$3 MM
Washington Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$194 MM$2 MM
Washington Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,013$9,449
Washington Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,483$8,879
Washington Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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