Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District

7301 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301-1893
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Glendale Elementary District (4271) 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 16 public schools serving 9,915 students in Glendale Elementary District (4271) 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 Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 90% 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
16 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
9,915 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
488 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Glendale Elementary District (4271) 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
#515 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glendale Elementary District (4271)  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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 Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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
0.47
0.65
# American Indian Students
175 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
5%
# Asian Students
288 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
7,097 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
47%
# Black Students
1,069 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
11%
6%
# White Students
1,000 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
10%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
21 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
265 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
193
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
929
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
936
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,055
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,078
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,028
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,104
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,087
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,194
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,284
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:
27
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,776 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,052 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$87 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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
$110 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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
$8,776
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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
$11,052
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Glendale Elementary District (4271)  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 Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horizon School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8520 N 47th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 237-4010
Grades: K-8
| 919 students
Rank: #22.
Glendale Elementary Online (G.e.o.) Learning
Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7301 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-6301
Grades: K-8
| 323 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Bicentennial North School
Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7237 W Missouri Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4009
Grades: PK-8
| 542 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Discovery School
Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7910 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4013
Grades: K-8
| 558 students
Rank: #55.
Desert Garden Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7020 W Ocotillo Rd
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4014
Grades: PK-6
| 641 students
Rank: #66.
Desert Spirit
Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7355 W Orangewood Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4016
Grades: PK-8
| 654 students
Rank: #77.
Coyote Ridge
Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7677 W. Bethany
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4015
Grades: PK-8
| 568 students
Rank: #88.
William C Jack School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6600 W Missouri Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4005
Grades: PK-3
| 474 students
Rank: #99.
Challenger Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6905 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4011
Grades: 4-8
| 616 students
Rank: #1010.
Don Mensendick School
Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5535 N 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4006
Grades: 4-8
| 691 students
Rank: #1111.
Bicentennial South School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7240 W Colter St
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4012
Grades: PK-3
| 431 students
Rank: #1212.
Sunset Vista
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7775 W Orangewood Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4017
Grades: PK-8
| 460 students
Rank: #1313.
Glendale American School
Math: 9% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8530 N 55th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 237-4008
Grades: PK-8
| 690 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Glendale Landmark School
Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5730 W Myrtle Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4001
Grades: PK-8
| 872 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Glenn F Burton School
Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4007
Grades: K-8
| 633 students
Rank: #1616.
Harold W Smith School
Math: 3% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6534 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4003
Grades: K-8
| 843 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District?
Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District manages 16 public schools serving 9,915 students.
What is the rank of Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District?
Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District is ranked #513 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 Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District?
71% of Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District?
Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Glendale Elementary District (4271) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,052 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 9,915 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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