Sweetwater School

4602 W Sweetwater Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 452 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Sweetwater School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 50% in AZ
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sweetwater School's student population of 452 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Sweetwater School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#862 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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27%
32%
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33%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
41%
35%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sweetwater School's ranking?
Sweetwater School is ranked #862 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Sweetwater School often compared to?
Sweetwater Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Desert Palms Elementary School, Sunburst School, Tumbleweed Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sweetwater School?
452 students attend Sweetwater School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Sweetwater School students are Hispanic, 41% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 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 9:1, 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
What school district is Sweetwater School part of?
Sweetwater School is part of Washington Elementary School District (4260).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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