Phoenix Elementary School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,485 students in Phoenix Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Phoenix Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Phoenix Elementary 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 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 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Phoenix Elementary 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 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
14 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
6,485 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
357 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Phoenix Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 629 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 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   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   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   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
0.35
0.65
# American Indian Students
169 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
6%
# Asian Students
69 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,206 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
80%
45%
# Black Students
547 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
369 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
6%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
114 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
228
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
647
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
669
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
662
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
727
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
774
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
679
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
718
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
711
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
661
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
9
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,911 is higher than the state median of $10,299. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,672 is higher than the state median of $9,842. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$84 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Phoenix Elementary   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$82 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Phoenix Elementary   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,911
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Phoenix Elementary   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,672
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Phoenix Elementary   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Phoenix Elementary School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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 North 13th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3914
Grades: PK-8
| 390 students
Rank: #22.
Magnet Traditional School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2602 North 23rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 257-6281
Grades: K-8
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3925
Grades: PK-8
| 408 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
| 532 students
Rank: #55.
Capitol Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 N. 16th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 257-3835
Grades: PK-8
| 557 students
Rank: #66.
Silvestre S Herrera School
Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 S. 11th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3885
Grades: PK-8
| 572 students
Rank: #77.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 South 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(602) 257-3835
Grades: PK-8
| 537 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
| 535 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas A Edison School
Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
804 N. 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3867
Grades: PK-8
| 618 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
| 406 students
Rank: #1111.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
915 E Palm Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3853
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
Rank: #1212.
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
707 W. Grant
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3844
Grades: PK-8
| 308 students
Rank: #1313.
Garfield School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
811 N 13th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-3863
Grades: PK-8
| 634 students
910 E. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3790
Grades: PK
| 101 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 6,485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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