Tolson Elementary School

  • Tolson Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Tolson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Tolson Elementary School's student population of 328 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Tolson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tolson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tolson Elementary School is 0.22, 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 School Rank (16-17)#861 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
88%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tolson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.220.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Tolson Elementary School is Cholla High School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Tia West (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Cholla High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1892 students
    0.7 miles
    2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 8-12 1892
  • Tucson Tia West Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 111 students
    0.8 miles
    2700 W. Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520)792-3255
    0.8 K-12 111
  • Tucson Tucson International Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 103 students
    0.8 miles
    2700 W. Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520)792-3255
    0.8 K-12 103
  • Tucson Morgan Maxwell School
    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
    1.1 miles
    2802 W. Anklam Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520)225-2000
    1.1 PK-8 452
  • Tucson Henry Hank Oyama
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.4 miles
    2700 S. La Cholla Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520)225-6060
    1.4 PK-5 384

School Reviews

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This school is a dream come true, the staff including principal are very intrested in your childs advancement and learning success.The OMA program is a creative and expressive form of challenging way to motivate students. The school is old but very well taken care of, and the school is clean and a friendly enviroment. Level of parent involvement is great, parents and students are very involved in their own future.
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