PROFICIENCY 36% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Pendergast Elementary District

Rio Vista Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Pendergast Elementary District" in Avondale, AZ. There are a total of 805 students and 40 teachers at Rio Vista Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 291 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

Rio Vista Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is equal to the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch291
Reduced lunch65


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Rio Vista Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Rio Vista Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 17.5% 14.9% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 12.2% 7.7% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 63.4% 70.7% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 1.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 2.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Avondale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,7825791
Median age30.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Speak English63%73%79%
Speak Spanish32%20%13%

Education level achieved in Avondale

Completed 8th grade78.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Rio Vista Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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