PROFICIENCY 30% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District
33%Tucson Estates

Laura N. Banks Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Tucson Unified District" in Tucson Estates, AZ. There are a total of 338 students and 17 teachers at Laura N. Banks Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 247 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Laura N. Banks Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 17% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch247
Reduced lunch27


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 Laura N. Banks 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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Laura N. Banks Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 27.7% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 2.7% 5.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.8% 62.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.7% 3.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 3.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson Estates demographics profile

StatisticTucson EstatesArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,4805791
Median age38.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Speak English35%73%79%
Speak Spanish63%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson Estates

IndexTucson EstatesArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade58.7%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school50.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college28.8%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree7.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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