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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools managed by Pendergast Elementary School District serving 1,939 students in Glendale, Arizona.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona state average of 62%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the state average of 19:1.

Pendergast Elementary School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NamePendergast Elementary School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,939 students
# of Teachers94 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
# of Male Students992 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students947 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.43
# of American Indian Students22 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students31 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students1,603 students
% Hispanic Students
83%
# of Black Students79 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students168 students
% White Students
8%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students34 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:53
# of Students in Kindergarten:173
# of Students in 1st Grade:191
# of Students in 2nd Grade:198
# of Students in 3rd Grade:229
# of Students in 4th Grade:210
# of Students in 5th Grade:205
# of Students in 6th Grade:219
# of Students in 7th Grade:225
# of Students in 8th Grade:236
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Pendergast Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,180 is higher than the state average of $6,786. 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 $6,477. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$89 MM$3 MM
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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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,180$6,786
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Spending / Student$9,825$6,477
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 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Pendergast Elementary School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.42. The most diverse school in the district is Desert Mirage Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.