Lowell Elementary School

1121 South 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowell Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lowell 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lowell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#1657 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
91%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.170.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowell Elementary School is Jail-maricopa County Sheriffs Office (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Washington Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vista College Preparatory (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Vista College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    0.3 miles
    812 S. 6th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 321-1707
    0.3 K-5 299
  • Mesa George Washington Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 135 students
    0.5 miles
    1945 S. 1st St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    0.5 K-8 135
  • Phoenix Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 308 students
    0.5 miles
    707 W. Grant
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602) 257-3844
    0.5 PK-8 308
  • Phoenix Friendly House Academia Del Pueblo Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 374 students
    0.6 miles
    201 E. Durango Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85031
    (602) 257-1870
    0.6 K-8 374
  • Phoenix Jail-maricopa County Sheriffs Office Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
    0.8 miles
    225 W. Washington
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 256-5367
    0.8 9-12 10

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