Fireside Elementary School

  • Fireside Elementary School serves 805 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fireside Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fireside Elementary School's student population of 805 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fireside Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fireside Elementary School is 0.39, 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 (16-17)#18 out of 1897 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
77%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fireside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.390.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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