Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 5,634 students in Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, 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 28% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District are Augustus H. Shaw Montessori, Magnet Traditional School and Whittier Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
15 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
5,634 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
369 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 619 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#430 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Phoenix Elementary District (4256)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.65
# American Indian Students
128 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
5%
# Asian Students
49 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,440 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
79%
46%
# Black Students
554 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
10%
6%
# White Students
329 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
6%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
128 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
211
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
491
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
601
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
564
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
590
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
595
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
616
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
654
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
677
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
633
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
2
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,893 is higher than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,846 is higher than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$90 MM
$4 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$84 MM
$4 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,893
$10,926
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,846
$10,526
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Augustus H. Shaw Montessori
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2301 N 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3914
Grades: PK-8
| 406 students
Rank: #22.
Magnet Traditional School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2602 N 23rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 257-6281
Grades: K-8
| 415 students
Rank: #33.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3925
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
Rank: #44.
Kenilworth Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 N 5th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 257-3889
Grades: PK-8
| 511 students
Rank: #55.
Capitol Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 N 16th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3840
Grades: PK-8
| 452 students
Rank: #66.
Silvestre S Herrera School
Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 S 11th St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3885
Grades: PK-8
| 464 students
Rank: #77.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 S 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 257-3902
Grades: PK-8
| 423 students
Rank: #88.
Maie Bartlett Heard School
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 257-3880
Grades: PK-8
| 446 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas A Edison School
Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
804 N 18th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3848
Grades: PK-8
| 505 students
Rank: #1010.
Mary Mcleod Bethune School
Math: 26% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 S 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3830
Grades: PK-8
| 391 students
Rank: #1111.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
915 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3853
Grades: K-8
| 314 students
Rank: #1212.
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
707 W Grant St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3844
Grades: PK-8
| 261 students
Rank: #1313.
Garfield School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
811 N 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3863
Grades: PK-8
| 526 students
910 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3901
Grades: PK
| 104 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix #1 Iacademy
1817 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3755
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District
  • 1817 N 7TH ST, PHOENIX, AZ, 85006-2133
  • (602) 257-3790
  • phxschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 5,634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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