2181 E Mcdowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Excelencia School serves 658 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Excelencia 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 19:1 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)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • 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

Excelencia School's student population of 658 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Excelencia 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 Excelencia School is 0.27, 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
This School
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
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
85%
46%
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Black
8%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   5/21/2012
This school lacks organization. The staff are friendly but do NOT pay attention to the important things such as ensuring that kids are being properly supervised and the field trips ALWAYS run past the designated time they say on the permission slips which causes a great deal of anxiety if you are waiting until 8:30pm on a school night to pick your child up.
- Posted by Parent - zaval

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • 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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