School Details

Taylor Hicks School

1845 Campbell Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-5400
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 503 students 18 students/teacher (AZ avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

74%
76%
69%
95%
90%
78%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Prescott Unified District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
64%
62%
84%
85%
75%
79%
77%
58%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Prescott Unified District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
70%
63%
96%
91%
80%
75%
70%
52%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Prescott Unified District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Taylor Hicks School is a public elementary school in Prescott. The principal of Taylor Hicks School is Brian Moore. 503 children attend Taylor Hicks School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Taylor Hicks School students are "limited in English proficiency." 38% of the 503 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Taylor Hicks School is 18:1. Miller Valley School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • German

Sports

  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 80%
Hispanic 8% 14%
Multiracial 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 1.0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 36%
Limited English proficiency 2% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    We have the best school because of several things. One being the level of parent involvement. We have a great principal and teachers who really encourage parent involvment and the great programs like the reading program and Character Counts. The staff is so friendly and always very welcoming. We love this school!

  • (5 years ago)

    The staff is amazing! Everyone who works there loves the students and does all they can for each child.

  • (5 years ago)

    Great place to have your kids (in our case grand kids).

  • (5 years ago)

    the families are awesome and the teachers are awesome too!!! lots of community pride at our school!

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks has exceptional teachers.....I am in constant contact with the staff in regards to my tutoring business....a very welcome feeling at this school at all times. That is a wonderful gift.

  • (5 years ago)

    I drive my kids from my school distrct to Taylor Hicks school district. The family friendly school is the best. Wonderful art teacher PE Music. The staff really cares and the PTA is VERY involved. Again I drive 30 min just so my kids can go to the best school around. My kids assigned school is 1.1 miles away.

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks is a great school! What always has impressed me is the enormous outreach that the staff gives to parents to encourage their involvement in the education of their kids. Parents are eager to help and feel welcome into their classrooms. Thanks Taylor Hicks teachers and staff! You're awesome!

  • (5 years ago)

    The staff is amazing and really cares about the kids.

  • (5 years ago)

    Wonderful sense of community! Mrs. Cole Rocks!

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school for all the love it gives back in return. From the students to the staff to the parents. It is so old school with all the comforts of giving from the heart. We are truely blessed to have so many wonderful people to teach our children what is important in life. GOD has given us the true meaning of family when it comes to this school. GOD bless all of your at Taylor Hicks you are a blessing to all of of children!

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks School has awesome teachers and staff. They are always willing to help the little ones and everyone works together. Taylor Hicks has been a great choice.

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks Elementary School has an amazing outlook. Our principal and our teachers are so focused on making sure our children get the best education possible no matter what the circumstances and they do it with such passion. They willingly welcome the parents involvement and appreciate it. Everyone involved in any form at Taylor Hicks is exceptionally devoted to our school and our children.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school because there is such a caring and dedicated staff. There is alot of parent involvement and fun activites. The principal inspires the kids and does amazing things for them. Our family is thrilled with Taylor Hicks!

  • (5 years ago)

    GO Bobcats! Taylor Hicks has the best faculty and staff. My kids are getting a great education and they are treated with honor and respect.

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor HIcks is a great family school. The staff are friendly helpful and involved!

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks is our extended family! Small town at it's best!

  • (5 years ago)

    We have the BEST teachers and principal. They really LOVE our kids! They work hard to provide a great education to our kids!

  • (5 years ago)

    Taylor Hicks is the best because of all the time the teachers and staff put in to making it the best. The staff shows that it cares all the time.

  • (5 years ago)

    Best school anywhere hands down! Wish I could have attended as a child!

  • (5 years ago)

    Family involvement! . I feel Teachers have your child's best interest in hand. I feel everyone working there goes above and beyond for you and your child.

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Overall score

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