2101 W Alta Vista Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Education & Verma Pastor 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 is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School is 0.34, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1791 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
80%
46%
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Black
15%
6%
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White
3%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
85%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
100%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School?

491 students attend Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

80% of Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School?

Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School offer ?

Education & Verma Pastor Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

School Calendar

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Date
Professional Day - Schools Closed
December 23, 2022 (Friday)
Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Early Release
May 19, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 491 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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