Western Peaks Elementary School

18063 West Surprise Farms Loop, Surprise, AZ 85388 | (623) 876-7000
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,150
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 18063 W Surprise Farms Loop So, Surprise, AZ 85388
School District Details
  • Dysart Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,971
  • Graduation Rate: 95.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.7
  • Enrolled Students: 24,359

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,150
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 644 (56.0%)
  • Females: 506 (44.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 179 (15.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 274 (23.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Western Peaks Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.0%
Black1109.6%
Asian484.2%
Hispanic29425.6%
White68759.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Western Peaks Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten38333.3%
Kindergarten897.7%
1st Grade897.7%
2nd Grade837.2%
3rd Grade978.4%
4th Grade968.3%
5th Grade807.0%
6th Grade887.7%
7th Grade837.2%
8th Grade625.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 68%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:32%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 7 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,283
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Western Peaks Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,21153%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,86447%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on August 09, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • school is good. front office staff is very rude.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Western Peaks Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on AIMS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

AIMS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201076.0%71.0%65.0%
200986.0%99.0%-
200875.0%93.0%71.0%
 
Reading Test
201082.0%76.0%73.0%
200992.0%76.0%-
200864.0%73.0%69.0%
 
Writing Test
200983.0%85.0%-
200881.0%82.0%76.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%73.0%63.0%
2009100.0%77.0%-
200880.0%75.0%74.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%76.0%71.0%
200989.0%75.0%-
200876.0%79.0%69.0%
 
Science Test
201068.0%64.0%61.0%
200967.0%58.0%-
200865.0%53.0%53.0%
 
Writing Test
200993.0%86.0%-
200888.0%78.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%69.0%58.0%
200969.0%71.0%-
200885.0%67.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.0%77.0%72.0%
200977.0%82.0%-
200869.0%72.0%68.0%
 
Writing Test
201090.0%81.0%74.0%
200992.0%83.0%-
200870.0%69.0%65.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%65.0%56.0%
200959.0%69.0%-
200857.0%63.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%80.0%78.0%
200967.0%71.0%-
200865.0%70.0%68.0%
 
Writing Test
201086.0%77.0%73.0%
200987.0%90.0%-
200871.0%75.0%72.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201065.0%59.0%57.0%
200973.0%70.0%-
200864.0%69.0%71.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%78.0%77.0%
200989.0%79.0%-
200867.0%73.0%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201084.0%84.0%75.0%
200989.0%84.0%-
200867.0%68.0%65.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%57.0%57.0%
200966.0%62.0%-
200873.0%70.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201084.0%76.0%73.0%
200985.0%77.0%-
200873.0%66.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201080.0%57.0%58.0%
200954.0%53.0%-
200848.0%46.0%50.0%
 
Writing Test
200992.0%87.0%-
200888.0%79.0%76.0%
 
Source: AZ Department of Education 2009-2010

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