Joseph Zito Elementary School serves 339 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 339 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Joseph Zito Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Joseph Zito Elementary School's student population of 339 students has declined by 53% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Joseph Zito Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Joseph Zito Elementary School is 0.15, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1779 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Joseph Zito Elementary School's ranking?
Joseph Zito Elementary School is ranked #1779 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Joseph Zito Elementary School?
339 students attend Joseph Zito Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Joseph Zito Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph Zito Elementary School?
Joseph Zito Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Joseph Zito Elementary School offer ?
Joseph Zito Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Joseph Zito Elementary School part of?
Joseph Zito Elementary School is part of Isaac Elementary District (4259) School District.
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