Harold W Smith School

6534 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Harold W Smith School serves 798 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Harold W Smith 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 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Harold W Smith School's student population of 798 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students798 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Harold W Smith 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 Harold W Smith School is 0.38, 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
#1717 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)
20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.380.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harold W Smith School is Glendale High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Challenger Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Glendale High School Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,773 student
    0.4 miles
    6216 W. Glendale Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (623) 435-6200
    0.4 9-12 1,773
  • Glendale West-mec - Glendale High School Vocational School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.4 miles
    6216 W. Glendale Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (623) 435-6200
    0.4 9-12 n/a
  • Glendale Challenger Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 721 students
    0.7 miles
    6905 W. Maryland Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85303
    (623) 237-4000
    0.7 4-8 721
  • Glendale Desert Garden Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 704 students
    0.9 miles
    7020 W. Ocotillo Road
    Glendale, AZ 85303
    (623) 237-5401
    0.9 PK-6 704
  • Glendale Isaac E Imes School Math: 24% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 538 students
    0.9 miles
    6625 N 56th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (623) 237-4000
    0.9 PK-8 538

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