Tumbleweed Elementary School

  • Tumbleweed Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Tumbleweed Elementary School's student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tumbleweed Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tumbleweed Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
28%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
36%
39%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tumbleweed Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.650.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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