Franklin West Elementary School

236 S. Sirrine Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
5.00 (1 review)
Franklin West Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Franklin West Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Franklin West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Franklin West Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin West Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Franklin West Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#193 out of 2120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
55%
38%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Franklin West Elementary School is Heritage Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Horizon School For The Performing Arts (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Heritage Academy Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 678 students
    0.4 miles
    32 S. Center
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 969-5641
    0.4 7-12 678
  • Mesa New Horizon School For The Performing Arts Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 157 students
    0.4 miles
    446 E Broadway
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 655-7444
    0.4 K-6 157
  • Mesa Mesa Arts Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 232 students
    0.5 miles
    221 West 6th Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 844-3965
    0.5 K-8 232
  • Mesa Lincoln Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 759 students
    0.8 miles
    930 South Sirrine
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 472-6400
    0.8 PK-6 759
  • Mesa Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 56 students
    0.9 miles
    122 N Country Club Dr
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 308-7300
    0.9 PK 56

School Reviews

5  
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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