Flora Thew Elementary School

2130 E Howe Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Flora Thew Elementary School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Flora Thew 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Flora Thew Elementary School's student population of 471 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Flora Thew Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Flora Thew Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1521 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
66%
47%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
6%
35%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Flora Thew Elementary School's ranking?
Flora Thew Elementary School is ranked #1521 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Flora Thew Elementary School often compared to?
Flora Thew Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Asu Preparatory Digital by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Flora Thew Elementary School?
471 students attend Flora Thew Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Flora Thew Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Flora Thew Elementary School?
Flora Thew Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Flora Thew Elementary School offer ?
Flora Thew Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Flora Thew Elementary School part of?
Flora Thew Elementary School is part of Tempe School District (4258).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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