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Lineweaver Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 479 students

 

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted August 20, 2005

My two children attend Lineweaver and although the teachers could sometimes proofread their materials a little better, the communication between teachers/parents and principal/parents and even speech pathologist/parents is excellent. Also, the music program is stellar. Bullying is not tolerated and respect is encouraged. We are very pleased with the quality of education our children are receiving.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2005

The principal of this school shows scant attention to the true needs of the students. She is a 'slave' to the TUSD school standards and is only interested in meeting the standards. My daughter and several of her friends have experienced 'challenges' with other students. The principal has done nothing to address the situation.. instead she chooses to ignore the parents/student concerns. The parents are involved in this school. Music, art, sports is also of a high standard. The teachers are good and motivated but I feel would do much better if they were less restricted by the principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2005

My son will be entering 3rd grade this year and I have been extremely please with this school. Dr. Klipp's dedication to children and public education and her leadership help make this school an excellent school! The teacher's are great and I could not be more pleased with my decision to send my child to Lineweaver.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2005

They have been through too many principals in too short of time. We have lived here in this district for 2 years and have seen three principals. I think with the right principal who is willing/able to stay the long haul this school can be great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2005

This school is a dream send. My two children went threw it and gradutated with much honor. The Gate teachers are wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2005

what a great school. My son has grown so much from day one here. The teachers and staff are wonderful. My son has learned so much! He has grown fond of music and art as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2005

This school has poor communication with parents and do not deal well with diversity.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
72%
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 "Highly Performing".

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 52% 43%
White 37% 42%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
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 54%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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461 South Bryant
Tucson, AZ 85711
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