1350 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Thatcher Elementary School serves 548 students in grades 3-6.
Thatcher Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thatcher Elementary School's student population of 548 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Thatcher Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Thatcher Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#573 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
71%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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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?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Thatcher Elementary School?

548 students attend Thatcher Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

71% of Thatcher Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Thatcher Elementary School?

Thatcher Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Thatcher Elementary School offer ?

Thatcher Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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