Tumbleweed Elementary School

  • Tumbleweed Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Tumbleweed Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 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%.

Top Placements

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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 26% 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 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 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#931 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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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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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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