PROFICIENCY 27% 24% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District

Howell Peter Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Tucson Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 337 students and 16 teachers at Howell Peter Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 259 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Howell Peter Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 24% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch259
Reduced lunch8


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 Howell Peter 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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Howell Peter Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 24.6% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 8.7% 5.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 54.9% 62.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.5% 3.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.3% 3.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2265791
Median age52.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%53%55%
Speak English84%73%79%
Speak Spanish7%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

Completed 8th grade97.6%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college87.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.7%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.1%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Howell Peter Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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