9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Cradleboard School
Cradleboard School is a unique educational institution that focuses on Native American student success. Located in the heart of the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona, Cradleboard School is dedicated to providing a culturally-rich learning environment that supports the academic, social, and emotional needs of Native American students. The school offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines traditional Navajo teachings with modern educational techniques.
At Cradleboard School, students are taught to be proud of their culture and to respect their heritage. Through the school’s culturally-relevant curriculum, students gain an appreciation for their history and learn the importance of their language, customs, and beliefs. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, art, music, and dance, which help to further develop students’ cultural understanding and appreciation.
In addition to its educational offerings, Cradleboard School provides a safe and supportive environment for Native American students. The school’s staff and faculty are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential and become successful, contributing members of their community. Cradleboard School is committed to helping Native American students reach their goals and to providing them with the resources and support they need to succeed.
7301 N Powerline Rd
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
PreK – 5
Overview Cradleboard School
Cradleboard School serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cradleboard School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Verdict on Cradleboard School
Cradleboard School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Cradleboard School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.