Franklin South Elementary School (Closed 2013)

5005 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Franklin South Elementary School served 367 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 90-94% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥95% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 77%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Franklin South Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
90-94%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
≥95%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin South 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
85%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin South Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.260.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Franklin South Elementary School is Sonoran Desert School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pioneer Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 885 students
    0.2 miles
    4949 E. Southern Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-2600
    0.2 PK-6 885
  • Mesa Madison Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
    0.7 miles
    849 S. Sunnyvale
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-8800
    0.7 PK-6 442
  • Mesa Wilson Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 635 students
    0.7 miles
    5619 E. Glade Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-9250
    0.7 K-6 635
  • Gilbert Pioneer Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 523 students
    1.5 miles
    1535 N. Greenfield Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 497-3300
    1.5 PK-8 523
  • Mesa Johnson Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
    1.6 miles
    3807 E. Pueblo Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-6800
    1.6 PK-6 580
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