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Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 3

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
14825 N Fayette Dr
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Phone
(480) 664-5200
District
FOUNTAIN HILLS UNIFIED DISTRICT (4247)
County
MARICOPA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
333
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

8

(10 is best)

Better than 80.0% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
62%
49%
67%
46%
57%
51%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
13
19
22
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 26 7.8%
Kindergarten 67 20.1%
Grade 1 82 24.6%
Grade 2 79 23.7%
Grade 3 79 23.7%
Total 333 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.0% 64.6% 37.8%
Black 1.0% 1.4% 5.7%
Hispanic 21.8% 16.4% 47.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.5% 3.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 17.6% 16.2% 5.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 3.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 3.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 0.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,658 7,151,502
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,235.8 61
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 2.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 12.4% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 17.7% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.8% 23.9%
65 OR OLDER 36.2% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,618 2,643,430
Single Parent Households With Children 3.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.1% 87.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 50.0% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.9% 12.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.2% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.0% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.5% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 9.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,516 $6,092,084 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $936 $1,262,664 9.8%
Staff $317 $427,633 3.3%
General Administration $239 $322,411 2.5%
School Administration $465 $627,285 4.9%
Operation $1,273 $1,717,277 13.4%
Transportation $607 $818,843 6.4%
Other $369 $497,781 3.9%
Total Support $4,205 $5,672,545 44.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $793 $1,069,757 8.3%
Total Expenditures $9,514 $12,834,386 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,711 $5,278,750,670 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $686 $768,249,727 6.5%
Staff $437 $489,105,787 4.1%
General Administration $164 $183,722,859 1.6%
School Administration $475 $532,277,218 4.5%
Operation $1,004 $1,125,517,389 9.5%
Transportation $359 $402,406,844 3.4%
Other $392 $439,073,962 3.7%
Total Support $3,517 $3,940,193,495 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,321 $2,600,547,606 22.0%
Total Expenditures $10,549 $11,819,543,577 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%