Gold Dust Elementary School (Closed 2005)

3602 East Cholla Street
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Gold Dust Elementary School served 449 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Minority enrollment was 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students449 students
This chart display total students of Gold Dust Elementary School by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers (02-03)28 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Gold Dust Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2004-2005 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gold Dust Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
American Indian
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gold Dust Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gold Dust Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gold Dust Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gold Dust Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
83%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gold Dust Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gold Dust Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.300.65
This chart display the diversity score of Gold Dust Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2004-2005 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gold Dust Elementary School is Roadrunner School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Cholla Complex
    Grades: PK
    0.0 miles
    3602 East Cholla
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 493-6130
    0 PK n/a
  • Phoenix Roadrunner School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 177 students
    0.1 miles
    3540 E. Cholla
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 449-2000
    0.1 PK-12 177
  • Phoenix Basis Phoenix Primary Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5
    0.5 miles
    11850 N 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 595-0910
    0.5 K-5 n/a
  • Phoenix Basis Phoenix Charter School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 5-12 | 787 students
    0.6 miles
    11850 N. 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 595-9870
    0.6 5-12 787
  • Phoenix Accelerated Learning Center Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    0.8 miles
    4105 East Shea Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 485-0309
    0.8 9-12 166
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