PROFICIENCY 16% 56% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Tempe School District

Laird Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Tempe School District" in Tempe, AZ. There are a total of 433 students and 30 teachers at Laird Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 356 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Laird Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 56% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch356
Reduced lunch25


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 Laird 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

7<= 10%
8<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 10%
7<= 10%
8<= 10%
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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Laird Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.3% 22.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 5.8% 10.6% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 2.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 70.8% 52.6% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 5.2% 7.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 1.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 3.7% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tempe demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,3705791
Median age28.537.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English75%73%79%
Speak Spanish14%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tempe

Completed 8th grade90.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.7%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Laird Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.