Tierra Del Sol Elementary School

1002 South Somerton Ave
Somerton, AZ 85350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School serves 814 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tierra Del Sol 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tierra Del Sol Elementary School's student population of 814 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
814 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Tierra Del Sol Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tierra Del Sol Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1104 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
98%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
1%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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 Tierra Del Sol Elementary School's ranking?
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School is ranked #1104 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Tierra Del Sol Elementary School?
814 students attend Tierra Del Sol Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Tierra Del Sol Elementary School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tierra Del Sol Elementary School?
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Tierra Del Sol Elementary School offer ?
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Tierra Del Sol Elementary School part of?
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School is part of Somerton Elementary District (4500) School District.

School Reviews

5   5/17/2016
My Children have learned so much and I can honestly say that they have really taken to heart the 3-R's. I am very blessesd to be a part of this great school and this group of Fantastic Educators. Thank You for all you do
- Posted by Parent - ms.su

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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