Justine Spitalny School

3201 N 46th Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Justine Spitalny School serves 571 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Justine Spitalny 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 38% (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 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Justine Spitalny School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Justine Spitalny School's student population of 571 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Justine Spitalny 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 Justine Spitalny 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1410 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
92%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
3%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.150.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Justine Spitalny School is West-mec - Tonopah Valley High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Glenn L. Downs School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Glenn L. Downs School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 728 students
    0.3 miles
    3611 North 47th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (623) 691-4211
    0.3 K-8 728
  • Phoenix Liberty Traditional Charter School Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 321 students
    0.5 miles
    4027 N. 45th Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (602) 442-8791
    0.5 K-8 321
  • Tonopah West-mec - Tonopah Valley High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12
    0.7 miles
    38201 W. Indian School Road
    Tonopah, AZ 85354
    (623) 873-1860
    0.7 7-12 n/a
  • Glendale West-mec - Central Campus Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    0.8 miles
    6997 N Glen Harbord Blvd
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 873-1860
    0.8 9-12 13
  • Phoenix Joseph Zito Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 606 students
    0.9 miles
    4525 W. Encanto Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (602) 442-2500
    0.9 K-5 606

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