W Arthur Sewel Elementary School

425 N Sahuara Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
W Arthur Sewel 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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-5
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W Arthur Sewel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

W Arthur Sewel Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

W Arthur Sewel Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of W Arthur Sewel Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#646 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
47%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
29%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is W Arthur Sewel Elementary School's ranking?
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School is ranked #646 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are W Arthur Sewel Elementary School often compared to?
W Arthur Sewel Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Annie Kellond Elementary School, Borman Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend W Arthur Sewel Elementary School?
211 students attend W Arthur Sewel Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of W Arthur Sewel Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 5% 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 W Arthur Sewel Elementary School?
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does W Arthur Sewel Elementary School offer ?
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is W Arthur Sewel Elementary School part of?
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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