Joseph Zito Elementary School

4525 W. Encanto Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Joseph Zito Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Joseph Zito Elementary 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 22% (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 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower 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

Joseph Zito Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Joseph Zito Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Joseph Zito Elementary 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 Joseph Zito Elementary 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
#1914 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
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
1%
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
70%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIsaac Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joseph Zito Elementary School is West Phoenix High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles W. Harris School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vista College Prep - Maryvale (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Vista College Prep - Maryvale Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 42 students
    0.5 miles
    4520 West Mcdowell Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 374-7159
    0.5 K-5 42
  • Phoenix Mitchell Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 589 students
    0.7 miles
    1700 N. 41st Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (602) 442-2600
    0.7 K-5 589
  • Phoenix Justine Spitalny School Math: 38% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 571 students
    0.9 miles
    3201 N 46th Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (623) 691-4400
    0.9 K-5 571
  • Phoenix P T Coe Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
    1.0 miles
    3801 W. Roanoke
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (602) 442-2400
    1 K-5 583
  • Phoenix West Phoenix High School Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 438 students
    1.0 miles
    3835 West Thomas Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85019
    (602) 269-1110
    1 9-12 438

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