W Arthur Sewell Elementary School

  • W Arthur Sewell Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • W Arthur Sewell 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 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • W Arthur Sewell Elementary School's student population of 300 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W Arthur Sewell 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 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W Arthur Sewell Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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)#876 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
45%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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