11800 West Thompson Ranch Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Thompson Ranch Elementary School serves 840 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Thompson Ranch Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 30% (which is lower 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 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Thompson Ranch Elementary School's student population of 840 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
840 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Thompson Ranch Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Thompson Ranch Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1475 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
70%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
16%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 840 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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