Mary Mcleod Bethune School

1310 S. 15th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mary Mcleod Bethune School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 26% (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 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mary Mcleod Bethune School's student population of 406 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 Mary Mcleod Bethune School is 0.35, 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
#1753 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
80%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
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 Mary Mcleod Bethune School is Jail-maricopa County Sheriffs Office (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Paul Dunbar Lawrence School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    707 W. Grant
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602) 257-3844
    0.6 PK-8 308
  • Phoenix Vista College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    0.6 miles
    812 S. 6th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 321-1707
    0.6 K-5 299
  • Phoenix Arthur M Hamilton School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 215 students
    0.8 miles
    2020 W. Durango Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (602) 353-5330
    0.8 PK-8 215
  • Phoenix Lowell Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 537 students
    0.8 miles
    1121 South 3rd Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 257-3835
    0.8 PK-8 537
  • Mesa George Washington Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 135 students
    1.1 miles
    1945 S. 1st St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    1.1 K-8 135

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