Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District

1817 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006-2133
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Phoenix Elementary District (4256) 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 15 public schools serving 5,415 students in Phoenix Elementary District (4256) 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 Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% 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
15 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
5,415 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
380 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Phoenix Elementary District (4256) 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
#493 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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 Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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)
21%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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
0.38
0.65
# American Indian Students
116 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
5%
# Asian Students
43 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,218 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
78%
47%
# Black Students
529 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
10%
6%
# White Students
363 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
7%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
140 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
269
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
515
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
532
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
559
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
548
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
595
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
546
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
602
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
591
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
649
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:
9
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,370 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,757 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$89 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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
$85 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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
$16,370
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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
$15,757
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  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 Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Augustus H. Shaw Montessori
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 N 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3914
Grades: PK-8
| 454 students
Rank: #22.
Magnet Traditional School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2602 N 23rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 257-6281
Grades: K-8
| 381 students
Rank: #33.
Capitol Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
330 N 16th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3840
Grades: PK-8
| 424 students
Rank: #44.
Silvestre S Herrera School
Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 S 11th St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3885
Grades: PK-8
| 467 students
Rank: #55.
Mary Mcleod Bethune School
Math: 9% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 S 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3830
Grades: PK-8
| 374 students
Rank: #66.
Kenilworth Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 N 5th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 257-3889
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #77.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
915 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3853
Grades: K-8
| 275 students
Rank: #88.
Maie Bartlett Heard School
Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 257-3880
Grades: PK-8
| 433 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas A Edison School
Math: 8% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
804 N 18th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3848
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #1010.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3925
Grades: PK-8
| 350 students
Rank: #1111.
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
707 W Grant St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3844
Grades: PK-8
| 230 students
Rank: #1212.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 S 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 257-3902
Grades: PK-8
| 343 students
Rank: #1313.
Garfield School
Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
811 N 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3863
Grades: PK-8
| 435 students
910 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3901
Grades: PK-K
| 105 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix #1 Iacademy
1817 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3755
Grades: K-8
| 212 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District?
Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District manages 15 public schools serving 5,415 students.
What is the rank of Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District?
Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District is ranked #489 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 Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District?
78% of Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District?
Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,757 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 5,415 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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