PROFICIENCY 35% 2% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%J O Combs Unified School District
34%San Tan Valley

Kathryn Sue Simonton Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "J O Combs Unified School District" in San Tan Valley, AZ. There are a total of 502 students and 23 teachers at Kathryn Sue Simonton Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 167 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Kathryn Sue Simonton Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.0%, which is 2% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch167
Reduced lunch67


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 Kathryn Sue Simonton 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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Kathryn Sue Simonton Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 66.8% 61.6% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 3.6% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.3% 29.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 2.6% 2.2% 3.1%

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Combs High School30%2.4San Tan Valley, AZ
Ranch Elementary School34%2.5San Tan Valley, AZ
J. O. Combs Middle School22%3.0San Tan Valley, AZ
Combs Traditional Academy57%3.0San Tan Valley, AZ
Circle Cross Ranch K8 School34%4.1San Tan Valley, AZ
Queen Creek High School25%4.9Queen Creek, AZ
Poston Butte High School45%5.1San Tan Valley, AZ
Frances Brandon-pickett Elementary62%5.2Queen Creek, AZ
Ala San Tan41%5.3San Tan Valley, AZ

San Tan Valley demographics profile

StatisticSan Tan ValleyArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,4135791
Median age31.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English86%73%79%
Speak Spanish11%20%13%

Education level achieved in San Tan Valley

IndexSan Tan ValleyArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.1%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%
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