Sycamore Elementary School

16701 S. Houghton Road
Vail, AZ 85641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sycamore Elementary School serves 645 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sycamore Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sycamore Elementary School's student population of 645 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Sycamore Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sycamore Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#300 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
59%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVail Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sycamore Elementary School is Andrada Polytechnic High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Corona Foothills Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vail Corona Foothills Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    0.2 miles
    16705 South Houghton Road
    Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 879-3500
    0.2 6-8 477
  • Vail Copper Ridge Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
    2.2 miles
    17650 S Canyon Edge Trail
    Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 879-3700
    2.2 PK-5 365
  • Vail Andrada Polytechnic High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 782 students
    4.6 miles
    12960 S. Houghton Road
    Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 879-3304
    4.6 9-12 782
  • Vail Pcjted - Andrada Polytechnic High School Vocational School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    4.6 miles
    12960 S. Houghton Rd.
    Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 879-3305
    4.6 9-12 n/a
  • Sahuarita Pcjted - Walden Grove High School Vocational School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    5.2 miles
    15510 S. Sahuarita Park Road
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520) 209-1835
    5.2 9-12 n/a

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