Bales Elementary School

25400 W. Maricopa Rd.
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bales Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bales Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bales Elementary School's student population of 756 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Bales Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bales Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1961 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
25%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuckeye Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bales Elementary School is E-institute At Buckeye (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Buckeye Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale E-institute At Buckeye Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 52 students
    0.4 miles
    6213 S. Miller Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (602) 621-4398
    0.4 9-12 52
  • Buckeye Buckeye Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 801 students
    1.0 miles
    211 S 7th Street
    Buckeye, AZ 85326
    (623) 925-3400
    1 PK-8 801
  • Buckeye The Odyssey Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 591 students
    1.3 miles
    6500 S. Apache Rd.
    Buckeye, AZ 85326
    (623) 327-3111
    1.3 K-8 591
  • Buckeye Southwest Campus Vocational School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3 students
    1.3 miles
    500 N. Verrado
    Buckeye, AZ 85326
    (623) 872-6260
    1.3 9-12 3
  • Buckeye Buckeye Union High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,486 student
    1.4 miles
    902 Eason Avenue
    Buckeye, AZ 85326
    (623) 386-9700
    1.4 9-12 1,486

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