Don Mensendick School

  • Don Mensendick School serves 891 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Don Mensendick 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 student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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%.

Top Placements

Don Mensendick School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Don Mensendick School's student population of 891 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students891 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Don Mensendick 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Don Mensendick School is 0.29, 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 School Rank#1823 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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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
84%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
6%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.290.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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