Pendergast Elementary School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 13 public schools in Pendergast Elementary School District, serving 9,732 students.
  • Public school in Pendergast Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pendergast Elementary School District are Garden Lakes Elementary School, Desert Mirage Elementary School and Rio Vista Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NamePendergast Elementary School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pesd92.org
School District Phone Number(623)772-2200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools13 Schools2,380 Schools
# of Students9,732 Students1,117,458 Students
# of Teachers503 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1

District Comparison

  • Pendergast Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 641 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.430.65
# of American Indian Students110 Students62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# of Asian Students199 Students32,009 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students7,247 Students502,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
75%
45%
# of Black Students698 Students59,348 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# of White Students1,129 Students422,489 Students
% White Students
12%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students27 Students4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students322 Students34,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13912,779
# of Students in Kindergarten:93180,903
# of Students in 1st Grade:94081,467
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,02182,195
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,03685,836
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,14088,944
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,08489,621
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,11688,369
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,18287,282
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,12886,947
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 86,190
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 84,165
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 78,432
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 83,999
# of Ungraded Students:15329

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,180 is higher than the state average of $7,839. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,825 is higher than the state average of $7,481. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$89 MM$3 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pendergast Elementary   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$95 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Pendergast Elementary   School District and average spending for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,180$7,839
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pendergast Elementary   School District and average revenue per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,825$7,481
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pendergast Elementary   School District and average spending per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Pendergast Elementary School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Amberlea Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8455 West Virginia Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 686 students
  • Canyon Breeze Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11675 W. Encanto Blvd
    Avondale, AZ 85323
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 775 students
  • Copper King Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10730 W.campbell
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 914 students
  • Desert Horizon Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8525 West Osborn Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 939 students
  • Desert Mirage Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8605 W. Maryland Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85305
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 762 students
  • Garden Lakes Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10825 W. Garden Lakes Parkway
    Avondale, AZ 85323
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 886 students
  • Pendergast Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3802 North 91st Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 828 students
  • Pendergast Private Alternative School
    3841 North 91st Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2340

    Grades: PK-8 | n/a student
  • Rio Vista Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10237 W Encanto Blvd
    Avondale, AZ 85323
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: K-8 | 767 students
  • Sonoran Sky Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10150 W. Missouri Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85307
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 668 students
  • Sunset Ridge Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8490 W. Missouri Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85305
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
  • Villa De Paz Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4940 North 103rd Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2200

    Grades: PK-8 | 705 students
  • Westwind Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9040 W. Campbell Ave. B
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623)772-2700

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,144 student
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