Catalina Ventura School

6331 W. 39th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Catalina Ventura School serves 1,133 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Catalina Ventura 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 34% (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 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Catalina Ventura School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Catalina Ventura School's student population of 1,133 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Catalina Ventura 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 Catalina Ventura School is 0.37, 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
#1282 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
79%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlhambra Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Catalina Ventura School is Glenview College Preparatory High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rcb Medical Arts Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is All Aboard Charter School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Glenview College Preparatory High School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 315 students
    0.2 miles
    3802 W. Maryland Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (602) 953-2933
    0.2 9-12 315
  • Phoenix Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Maya High School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 428 students
    0.6 miles
    3660 West Glendale Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 242-3442
    0.6 9-12 428
  • Phoenix Rcb Medical Arts Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 151 students
    0.6 miles
    6049 N. 43rd Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85019
    (602) 973-6018
    0.6 7-12 151
  • Phoenix All Aboard Charter School Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 121 students
    0.7 miles
    5827 North 35th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85017
    (602) 433-0500
    0.7 K-5 121
  • Glendale Barcelona Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 895 students
    0.7 miles
    6130 N. 44th Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (623) 842-8616
    0.7 4-8 895

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