Wood School

  • Wood School serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wood 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Wood School's student population of 495 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wood School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wood 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#1376 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
8%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
45%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
10%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTempe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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