Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District

5220 W Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85031-2605
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Cartwright Elementary District (4282) 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 23 public schools serving 14,826 students in Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% 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
23 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
14,826 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
754 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Cartwright Elementary District (4282) 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
#529 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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)
18%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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
0.20
0.65
# American Indian Students
145 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
63 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
13,228 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
89%
47%
# Black Students
859 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
404 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
3%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
112 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
281
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
1,544
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,621
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,693
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,480
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,589
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,478
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,693
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,625
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,800
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:
22
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,738 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,522 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 43% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$174 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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
$215 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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
$11,738
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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
$14,522
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cartwright Elementary District (4282)  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 Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sunset School
Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6602 W Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-4600
Grades: K-6
| 751 students
Rank: #22.
Starlight Park College Preparatory And Community School
Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7960 W Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-4700
Grades: PK-8
| 678 students
Rank: #33.
Glenn L. Downs Social Sciences Academy
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3611 N 47th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-4200
Grades: K-8
| 659 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Heatherbrae School
Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7070 W Heatherbrae Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-5200
Grades: K-6
| 648 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Marc T. Atkinson Middle School & Gifted Academy
Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4315 N Maryvale Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 677 students
Rank: #66.
Tomahawk School
Math: 9% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7820 W Turney Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-5800
Grades: K-6
| 813 students
Rank: #77.
Manuel Pena Jr. School
Math: 9% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2550 N 79th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-3100
Grades: K-6
| 777 students
Rank: #88.
G. Frank Davidson
Math: 8% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6935 W Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-1500
Grades: PK-6
| 700 students
Rank: #99.
Desert Sands Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6308 W Campbell Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 441 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Bret R. Tarver Leadership Academy
Math: 7% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4308 N 51st Ave Ste 102
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-1900
Grades: K-6
| 636 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
John F. Long
Math: 7% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4407 N 55th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-4300
Grades: K-6
| 708 students
Rank: #1212.
Estrella Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3733 N 75th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 850 students
Rank: #1313.
Justine Spitalny Ste3am School
Math: 6% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3201 N 46th Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-4400
Grades: PK-8
| 620 students
Rank: #1414.
Holiday Park School
Math: 5% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4417 N 66th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 691-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 648 students
Rank: #1515.
Frank Borman School
Math: 5% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3637 N 55th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 979 students
Rank: #1616.
Peralta School
Math: 8% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7125 W Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 793 students
Rank: #1717.
Charles W. Harris School
Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2252 N 55th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-4800
Grades: PK-8
| 900 students
Rank: #1818.
Palm Lane
Math: 6% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2043 N 64th Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-5500
Grades: PK-8
| 611 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cartwright School
Math: 2% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2825 N 59th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 703 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Raúl H. Castro Academy of Fine Arts
Math: 2% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2730 N 79th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 491 students
Rank: n/an/a
Byron A. Barry School
2533 N 60th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(623) 691-5700
Grades: PK
| 175 students
Rank: n/an/a
5480 W Campbell Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-5100
Grades: PK
| 98 students
Rank: n/an/a
5220 W. Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-4066
Grades: K-8
| 470 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District?
Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District manages 23 public schools serving 14,826 students.
What is the rank of Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District?
Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District is ranked #539 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 Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District?
89% of Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District?
Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Cartwright Elementary District (4282) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,522 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 43% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 23 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 14,826 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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