3850 S 79th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Tuscano Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tuscano Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tuscano Elementary School's student population of 674 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Tuscano Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tuscano Elementary School is 0.38, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1472 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
45%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 674 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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