Augustus H. Shaw Montessori

  • Augustus H. Shaw Montessori serves 319 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Augustus H. Shaw Montessori's student population of 319 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Augustus H. Shaw Montessori's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Augustus H. Shaw Montessori is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#500 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
31%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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