Fireside Elementary School

3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 1%
Serving 712 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Fireside Elementary School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 712 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 1% in AZ
  • : 84% (Top 5%)
  • : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fireside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fireside Elementary School's student population of 712 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
712 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Fireside Elementary School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fireside Elementary School is 0.48, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#15 out of 1956 schools
(Top 1%)
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84%
35%
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85%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fireside Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
15%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
70%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Fireside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
9%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fireside Elementary School's ranking?
Fireside Elementary School is ranked #15 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Fireside Elementary School often compared to?
Fireside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Desert Trails Elementary School, Wildfire Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Fireside Elementary School?
712 students attend Fireside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Fireside Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fireside Elementary School?
Fireside Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Fireside Elementary School offer ?
Fireside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Fireside Elementary School part of?
Fireside Elementary School is part of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District.
In what neighborhood is Fireside Elementary School located?
Fireside Elementary School is located in the Desert View Village neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 7 other public schools located in Desert View Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 712 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 84% (Top 5%)
  • : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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