PROFICIENCY 62% 74% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Litchfield Elementary District
39%Goodyear
36%Arizona

Palm Valley Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Litchfield Elementary District" in Goodyear, AZ. There are a total of 849 students and 37 teachers at Palm Valley Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 164 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Palm Valley Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 74% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students849
Teachers37
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch164
Reduced lunch50

 

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 Palm Valley 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

GradeProficiency
All61%
365-69%
460-64%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
360-64%
470-74%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Palm Valley Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 46.9% 47.2% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 7.5% 7.9% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 8.6% 4.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 30.0% 35.7% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.8% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.7% 3.2% 2.2% 3.1%

Goodyear demographics profile

StatisticGoodyearArizonaNational
Population72,6297,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3806591
Median age37.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%53%55%
Speak English79%73%79%
Speak Spanish15%20%13%

Education level achieved in Goodyear

IndexGoodyearArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Palm Valley Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.