Tuscano Elementary School

3850 S 79th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 661 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Tuscano Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 661 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tuscano Elementary School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Tuscano Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tuscano Elementary School is 0.42, 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)
#1373 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
35%
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23%
40%
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6-9%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
47%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
8%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Tuscano 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
24%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
9%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tuscano Elementary School's ranking?
Tuscano Elementary School is ranked #1373 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Tuscano Elementary School often compared to?
Tuscano Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sun Canyon School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Tuscano Elementary School?
661 students attend Tuscano Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Tuscano Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tuscano Elementary School?
Tuscano Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Tuscano Elementary School offer ?
Tuscano Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Tuscano Elementary School part of?
Tuscano Elementary School is part of Fowler Elementary District (4273) School District.
In what neighborhood is Tuscano Elementary School located?
Tuscano Elementary School is located in the Estrella Village neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 20 other public schools located in Estrella Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 661 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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