Glendale American School

  • Glendale American School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Glendale American School's student population of 709 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Glendale American School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glendale American School is 0.69, which is more 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#1323 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
24%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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