21258 N 81st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Frontier Elementary School serves 916 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Frontier Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 48% (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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 916 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Frontier Elementary School's student population of 916 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Frontier Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Frontier Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#544 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
46%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
69%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Frontier Elementary School?

916 students attend Frontier Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Frontier Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Frontier Elementary School?

Frontier Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Frontier Elementary School offer ?

Frontier Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Frontier Elementary School part of?

Frontier Elementary School is part of Peoria Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 22, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break - No School
March 24, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 916 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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