Franklin West Elementary School

236 S Sirrine
Mesa, AZ 85210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Franklin West Elementary School serves 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Franklin West Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Franklin West Elementary School's student population of 451 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin West Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Franklin West Elementary School is 0.62, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#227 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
42%
35%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin West Elementary School's ranking?
Franklin West Elementary School is ranked #227 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Franklin West Elementary School often compared to?
Franklin West Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Franklin East Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Franklin West Elementary School?
451 students attend Franklin West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Franklin West Elementary School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin West Elementary School?
Franklin West Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Franklin West Elementary School offer ?
Franklin West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Franklin West Elementary School part of?
Franklin West Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.

School Reviews

5   7/28/2009
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!
- Posted by Parent - ck25

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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