Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,473 students in Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District are David Crockett Elementary School, Griffith Elementary School and Brunson-lee Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,431 Schools
# Students
1,473 Students
1,105,127 Students
# Teachers
91 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#486 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.65
# American Indian Students
101 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
5%
# Asian Students
9 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
907 Students
510,323 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
46%
# Black Students
324 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
22%
6%
# White Students
81 Students
396,726 Students
% White Students
5%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
4,106 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
39,875 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
222
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
208
80,096
# Students in 2nd Grade:
258
79,517
# Students in 3rd Grade:
256
80,064
# Students in 4th Grade:
242
80,790
# Students in 5th Grade:
262
81,983
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
85,726
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
89,649
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
89,960
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,496 is higher than the state median of $10,881. The school district revenue/student has grown by 56% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,278 is higher than the state median of $10,480. The school district spending/student has grown by 56% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$4 MM
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Spending
$24 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,496
$10,881
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Spending / Student
$16,278
$10,480
This chart display average spending per public school student in Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
David Crockett Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N 36th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6600
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #22.
Griffith Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4505 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6700
Grades: K-5
| 517 students
Rank: #33.
Brunson-lee Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 N 48th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6900
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: n/an/a
Orangedale Early Learning Center
Special Education School
5048 E Oak St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6800
Grades: PK
| 25 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Balsz Elementary District
  • 4825 E ROOSEVELT ST, PHOENIX, AZ, 85008-5917
  • (602) 629-6400
  • balsz.org
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 1,473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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