Flora Thew Elementary School

2130 E Howe Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Flora Thew Elementary School serves 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Flora Thew Elementary School's student population of 543 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Flora Thew 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 Flora Thew Elementary School is 0.50, 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 Testing Rank
#1603 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTempe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Flora Thew Elementary School is New School For The Arts (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Children First Academy - Tempe (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Children First Academy - Tempe Charter School
    Grades: K-8
    0.4 miles
    1938 East Apache Blvd.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    0.4 K-8 n/a
  • Tempe Esperanza Prep Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 41 students
    0.4 miles
    1938 E Apache Blvd
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (602) 422-9080
    0.4 K-8 41
  • Tempe Connolly Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,107 student
    0.9 miles
    2002 East Concorda Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    (480) 730-7102
    0.9 6-8 1,107
  • Tempe Curry Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 524 students
    1.1 miles
    1974 East Meadow Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    (480) 730-7102
    1.1 K-5 524
  • Tempe New School For The Arts Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 173 students
    1.4 miles
    1216 East Apache Boulevard
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480) 947-3917
    1.4 9-12 173

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