Pendergast Elementary School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 9,732 students in Pendergast 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 Pendergast Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pendergast Elementary School District are Garden Lakes Elementary School, Sunset Ridge Elementary School and Westwind Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pendergast Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pendergast 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
Pendergast 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
13 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
9,732 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
503 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Pendergast Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 629 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
#404 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pendergast Elementary   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pendergast 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)
34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pendergast 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
0.43
0.65
# American Indian Students
110 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
199 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
7,247 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
75%
45%
# Black Students
698 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# White Students
1,129 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
12%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
322 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
139
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
931
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
940
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,021
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,036
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,140
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,084
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,116
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,182
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,128
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
15
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,117 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,299. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,755 is less than the state median of $9,842. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$79 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pendergast Elementary   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$76 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Pendergast Elementary   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,117
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pendergast Elementary   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$7,755
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pendergast Elementary   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Pendergast Elementary School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Garden Lakes Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10825 W. Garden Lakes Parkway
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 886 students
Rank: #22.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8490 W. Missouri Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 658 students
Rank: #33.
Westwind Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9040 W. Campbell Ave. B
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2700
Grades: PK-8
| 1,144 students
Rank: #44.
Rio Vista Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10237 W Encanto Blvd
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 772-2200
Grades: K-8
| 767 students
Rank: #55.
Desert Mirage Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8605 W. Maryland Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 762 students
Rank: #66.
Copper King Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10730 W.campbell
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 914 students
Rank: #77.
Villa De Paz Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
4940 North 103rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 705 students
Rank: #88.
Canyon Breeze Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11675 W. Encanto Blvd
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 775 students
Rank: #99.
Sonoran Sky Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10150 W. Missouri Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85307
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 668 students
Rank: #1010.
Pendergast Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3802 North 91st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 828 students
Rank: #1111.
Amberlea Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8455 West Virginia Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 686 students
Rank: #1212.
Desert Horizon Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8525 West Osborn Road
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2200
Grades: PK-8
| 939 students
3841 North 91st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 772-2340
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 9,732 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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