Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District

4825 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85008-5917
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,278 students in Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, 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 7% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
2,278 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
123 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 602 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#554 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.65
# American Indian Students
151 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
5%
# Asian Students
10 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,389 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
61%
47%
# Black Students
526 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
23%
6%
# White Students
115 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
5%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
72 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
23
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
270
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
240
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
226
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
281
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
261
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
235
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
252
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
231
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
259
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
-
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,953 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,479 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has declined by 34% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$30 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$28 MM
$12,727 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,953
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Balsz Elementary District (4268)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,479
$11,177
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
David Crockett Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N 36th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6600
Grades: K-5
| 534 students
Rank: #22.
Brunson-lee Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 N 48th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6900
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #33.
Griffith Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4505 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6700
Grades: K-5
| 487 students
Rank: #44.
Pat Tillman Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4309 E Belleview Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 713 students
Rank: n/an/a
Balsz Online (B.o.a.)
4825 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6400
Grades: K-8
| 77 students
Rank: n/an/a
Orangedale Early Learning Center
Special Education School
5048 E Oak St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6800
Grades: PK
| 23 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District?
Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,278 students.
What is the rank of Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District?
Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District is ranked #548 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arizona school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District?
61% of Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 7% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District?
Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Balsz Elementary District (4268) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,479 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has declined by 34% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 2,278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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