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Brichta Elementary School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 395 students

 

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Posted July 12, 2013

Unfortunately, this school has been closed due to the budget deficit in TUSD. All students at this school are encouraged to attend Morgan Maxwell K-8 as their receiving school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2010

Brichta Elementary is the most wonderful school out of all of them! The teachers are so nice and the students are really smart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2009

This school is doing great things for the surrounding community. they have many things offered to the students that kids at other places dont have.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2005

The academic program is not bad but the availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities is limited.Great Level of parent involvement
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 10, 2004

My two childern attend Brichta. It is a great community and social elementary school. It is strong in language, writing, and artistic expression. Outside of these areas, the school is very average, sometimes below average. Students are not pushed or motivated to achieve excellence.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2004

brictha is a great school. my daghter is now attending pister. the G.A.T.E program is great.
—Submitted by a student


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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 2014.

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42%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

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60%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 62% in 2014.

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65%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

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81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 58% in 2014.

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2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 2014.

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60%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
37%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

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74%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2014.

2014

 
 
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40%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
41%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 61% in 2014.

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The state average for Reading was 80% in 2014.

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The state average for Writing was 56% in 2014.

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 "Performing Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing Plus".

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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 78% 43%
White 9% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5% 5%
Black 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
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 65%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • (520) 225-1101

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2110 W. Brichta Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Phone: (520) 225-6060

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