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 374 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mary Mcleod Bethune School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Mary Mcleod Bethune School's student population of 374 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 Mary Mcleod Bethune School is 0.38, 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.
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1516 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
77%
47%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
3%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mary Mcleod Bethune School's ranking?
Mary Mcleod Bethune School is ranked #1516 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?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Mary Mcleod Bethune School?
374 students attend Mary Mcleod Bethune School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Mary Mcleod Bethune School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary Mcleod Bethune School?
Mary Mcleod Bethune School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Mary Mcleod Bethune School offer ?
Mary Mcleod Bethune School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Mary Mcleod Bethune School part of?
Mary Mcleod Bethune School is part of Phoenix Elementary District (4256) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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