Amberlea Elementary School

8455 West Virginia Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85037
(School attendance zone shown in map)

  • Amberlea Elementary School serves 797 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Amberlea Elementary 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Amberlea Elementary School's student population of 797 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students797 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amberlea Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amberlea Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
87%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
5%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amberlea Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.240.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amberlea Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePendergast Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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