Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District

1817 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006-2133
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 12 public preschools serving 4,547 students in Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Arizona.
Public Preschools in Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the Arizona public pre school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public preschool average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
15 Schools
793 Schools
# Students
5,415 Students
373,451 Students
# Teachers
380 Teachers
22,760 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)
#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.
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.
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:

0.38
0.64
# American Indian Students
116 Students
15,429 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
4%
# Asian Students
43 Students
8,215 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
4,218 Students
179,801 Students
% Hispanic Students
78%
48%
# Black Students
529 Students
20,158 Students
% Black Students
10%
6%
# White Students
363 Students
132,777 Students
% White Students
7%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
1,381 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
140 Students
15,690 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
269
16,509
# Students in K Grade:
515
47,485
# Students in 1st Grade:
532
46,929
# Students in 2nd Grade:
559
48,996
# Students in 3rd Grade:
548
48,278
# Students in 4th Grade:
595
47,395
# Students in 5th Grade:
546
46,146
# Students in 6th Grade:
602
34,706
# Students in 7th Grade:
591
17,600
# Students in 8th Grade:
649
18,726
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
55
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
74
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
86
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
139
# Ungraded Students:
9
327

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 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 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 Preschools (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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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

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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%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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