Tumbleweed Elementary School

4001 W Laurel Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Tumbleweed Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Tumbleweed 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Tumbleweed Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Tumbleweed Elementary School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Tumbleweed Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Tumbleweed Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#952 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tumbleweed Elementary School is Moon Valley High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Abraham Lincoln Traditional School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Moon Valley High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,430 student
    0.5 miles
    3625 W Cactus Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (623) 915-8000
    0.5 9-12 1,430
  • Phoenix West-mec - Moon Valley High School Vocational School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    3625 W. Cactus Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (623) 915-8000
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Abraham Lincoln Traditional School Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 608 students
    0.9 miles
    10444 N 39th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 896-6300
    0.9 K-8 608
  • Glendale Arroyo Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 570 students
    0.9 miles
    4535 W Cholla
    Glendale, AZ 85304
    (602) 896-5100
    0.9 K-8 570
  • Phoenix Chaparral Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 542 students
    1.0 miles
    3808 W Joan D Arc
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (602) 896-5300
    1 PK-6 542

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