Don Mensendick School

  • Don Mensendick School serves 931 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 22% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Don Mensendick School's student population of 931 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Don Mensendick School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Don Mensendick School is 0.24, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1564 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Don Mensendick School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Don Mensendick School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Don Mensendick School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.240.65
This chart display the diversity score of Don Mensendick School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Don Mensendick School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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