PROFICIENCY 30% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District
30%Tucson Estates
36%Arizona

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students338
Teachers17
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

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
330-39%
440-49%
511-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
330-39%
430-39%
511-19%
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.

Laura N. Banks Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 27.7% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 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%

Tucson Estates demographics profile

StatisticTucson EstatesArizonaNational
Population11,7477,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9046591
Median age53.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%53%55%
Speak English82%73%79%
Speak Spanish16%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson Estates

IndexTucson EstatesArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.8%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Laura N. Banks Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.