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Linden Elementary School

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Posted November 28, 2008

My daughter has gone to school here since kindergarden. We love it. All the teachers are wounderfull.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 28, 2008

I have had four children attend this school. We've lived here and attended Linden Elementary for three years now. What a terrific staff! They work hard and have great flow in the learning from year to year so that the children are picking up where they left off the year before. All of my children are reading far above their grade levels. It is an excelling school with a small town atmosphere. Every teacher at the school knows each child by name. I LOVE the Christmas program that is put on every year. Hats off to well-rounded learning. My kids are very happy and so am I.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2008

teachers really care about kids. excellent curriculum being taught. great parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2008

My kids have gone here for 6 years, and I have no complaints! Great staff, great material being taught!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Highly Performing".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Highly Performing".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Excelling".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 42%
Hispanic 4% 43%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Black 2% 5%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1009 School House Lane
Show Low, AZ 85901
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