Mary Mcleod Bethune School

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune School's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary Mcleod Bethune School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1619 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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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
81%
45%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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