Balsz Elementary School (Closed 2018)

4309 E Belleview Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Balsz Elementary School served 937 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Balsz 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
937 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1846 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Balsz Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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