PROFICIENCY 55% 53% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Fountain Hills Unified District
45%Fountain Hills

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 3 and is located in the district of "Fountain Hills Unified District" in Fountain Hills, AZ. There are a total of 450 students and 32 teachers at Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 123 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 53% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch123
Reduced lunch19


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 Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School, 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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Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 65.0% 75.5% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 1.5% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.2% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.8% 6.4% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 14.4% 11.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.6% 2.9% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Fountain Hills High School42%0.4Fountain Hills, AZ
Fountain Hills Charter School47%0.6Fountain Hills, AZ
Four Peaks Elementary School42%0.7Fountain Hills, AZ
Fountain Hills Middle School41%0.7Fountain Hills, AZ

Fountain Hills demographics profile

StatisticFountain HillsArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1775791
Median age56.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%53%55%
Speak English93%73%79%
Speak Spanish3%20%13%

Education level achieved in Fountain Hills

IndexFountain HillsArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school95.0%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%1.3%
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