Glendale Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 11,837 students in Glendale Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Glendale Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (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 Glendale Elementary School District are Discovery School, Coyote Ridge and Horizon School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Glendale Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Glendale Elementary 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
Glendale Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
16 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
11,837 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
596 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Glendale Elementary 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 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#450 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glendale Elementary   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glendale Elementary   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)
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glendale Elementary   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
0.47
0.65
# American Indian Students
179 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
6%
# Asian Students
342 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
8,464 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
72%
45%
# Black Students
1,227 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
10%
5%
# White Students
1,340 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
11%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
28 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
257 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
209
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
1,138
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,225
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,179
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,306
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,395
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,331
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,358
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,339
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,346
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
11
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,448 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,202 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$100 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Glendale Elementary   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$97 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Glendale Elementary   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,448
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Glendale Elementary   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,202
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Glendale Elementary   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Glendale Elementary School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Discovery School
Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7910 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: K-8
| 704 students
Rank: #22.
Coyote Ridge
Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
7677 W. Bethany
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 752 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8520 N. 47th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 237-4010
Grades: K-8
| 838 students
Rank: #44.
Desert Spirit
Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7355 W. Orangewood
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 878 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Bicentennial South School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7240 W Colter St
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4012
Grades: PK-3
| 555 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
William C Jack School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6600 West Missouri Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-3
| 681 students
Rank: #77.
Desert Garden Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7020 W. Ocotillo Road
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-5401
Grades: PK-6
| 704 students
Rank: #88.
Sunset Vista
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7775 W Orangewood Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 888 students
Rank: #99.
Glendale Landmark School
Math: 35% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5730 West Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 741 students
Rank: #1010.
Glenn F Burton School
Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: K-8
| 653 students
Rank: #1111.
Glendale American School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8530 N 55th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 706 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Bicentennial North School
Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7237 W. Missouri Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4009
Grades: PK-8
| 789 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Challenger Middle School
Alternative School
Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6905 W. Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 237-4000
Grades: 4-8
| 721 students
Rank: #1414.
Isaac E Imes School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6625 N 56th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 538 students
Rank: #1515.
Harold W Smith School
Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6534 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: K-8
| 798 students
Rank: #1616.
Don Mensendick School
Math: 20% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5535 N 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4000
Grades: 4-8
| 891 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 11,837 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47

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