Bales Elementary School

  • Bales Elementary School serves 824 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Bales Elementary School's student population of 824 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students824 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bales Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bales Elementary School is 0.54, 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#1285 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
62%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bales Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
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White
28%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bales Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.540.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bales Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuckeye Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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