Sweetwater School

  • Sweetwater School serves 537 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater School is 0.63, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#822 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
46%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweetwater School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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