4602 W Sweetwater Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sweetwater School serves 482 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 10:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sweetwater School's student population of 482 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 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 0.64, 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
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
10:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
46%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
45%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Sweetwater School?

482 students attend Sweetwater School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

45% of Sweetwater School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sweetwater School?

Sweetwater School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Sweetwater School offer ?

Sweetwater School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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