Glenn L. Downs School

3611 North 47th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Glenn L. Downs School serves 728 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Glenn L. Downs School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Glenn L. Downs School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Glenn L. Downs School's student population of 728 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Glenn L. Downs School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Glenn L. Downs School is 0.13, 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
#1425 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
93%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.130.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCartwright Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Glenn L. Downs School is West-mec - Central Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Traditional Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Justine Spitalny School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Justine Spitalny School Math: 38% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 571 students
    0.3 miles
    3201 N 46th Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (623) 691-4400
    0.3 K-5 571
  • Phoenix Liberty Traditional Charter School Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 321 students
    0.3 miles
    4027 N. 45th Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (602) 442-8791
    0.3 K-8 321
  • Glendale West-mec - Central Campus Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    0.5 miles
    6997 N Glen Harbord Blvd
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 873-1860
    0.5 9-12 13
  • Tonopah West-mec - Tonopah Valley High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12
    0.5 miles
    38201 W. Indian School Road
    Tonopah, AZ 85354
    (623) 873-1860
    0.5 7-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Andalucia Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 1,102 student
    0.8 miles
    4730 W. Campbell
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (623) 848-8646
    0.8 4-8 1,102

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