Franklin West Elementary School

  • Franklin West Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (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 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Franklin West Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Franklin West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Franklin West Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#177 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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A very strong academic program with consistent expectations of both students and staff. Parents choose Franklin West because of the excellent test scores and the safe and loving school environment!
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