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Salida Del Sol Elementary School

Public | PK-3 & ungraded | 2 students

 

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Posted May 20, 2011

Good school. My child's teacher Mrs. Guzman is great. She demonstrates dedication, patient towards her students and very caring. My child comes home everyday excited about doing homework and telling me what he learned at school.
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Posted September 9, 2010

All three of my children attended this school for K-3rd grade. They all excelled on their standardized tests, and every single one of their teachers was amazing. All recognized that some of the subject matter was a little too easy and took special care to keep them challenged and engaged. While they did well at this school, I WAS concerned when we moved that they would struggle because you hear such bad things about the AZ school systems, but they are still doing well and are above grade level in most subjects. I can not stress enough how awesome the teachers are at this school!
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Posted June 13, 2006

This is a good school overall. I wouldn't say the greatest my sons have attended but they get their job done. They previously went to a charter school in Colorado and in this public school I just do not find a variety of subjects that they previously had available.
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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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
66%
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 "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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 88% 43%
White 9% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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910 S. Ave. C
Yuma, AZ 85364
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