Tumbleweed Elementary School

4001 W Laurel Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Tumbleweed Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% 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: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 50% in AZ
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Tumbleweed Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
406 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Tumbleweed Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#736 out of 1956 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Tumbleweed Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Tumbleweed Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
29%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tumbleweed Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arizona.
0.63
This chart displays the diversity score of Tumbleweed Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tumbleweed Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tumbleweed Elementary School's ranking?
Tumbleweed Elementary School is ranked #736 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Tumbleweed Elementary School often compared to?
Tumbleweed Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Abraham Lincoln Traditional School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Tumbleweed Elementary School?
406 students attend Tumbleweed Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Tumbleweed Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tumbleweed Elementary School?
Tumbleweed Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Tumbleweed Elementary School offer ?
Tumbleweed Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Tumbleweed Elementary School part of?
Tumbleweed Elementary School is part of Washington Elementary School District (4260).
In what neighborhood is Tumbleweed Elementary School located?
Tumbleweed Elementary School is located in the North Mountain Village neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 34 other public schools located in North Mountain Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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