Papago School

2013 North 36th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Papago School serves 913 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Papago 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 19% (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 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 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% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Papago School's student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students913 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Papago 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 Papago School is 0.24, 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
#1936 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
87%
45%
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Black
6%
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
0.240.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCreighton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Papago School is Ombudsman - Charter East (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gateway School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Gateway School Math: 18% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 725 students
    0.6 miles
    1100 N 35th St
    Phoenix, AZ 85008
    (602) 381-6000
    0.6 K-8 725
  • Phoenix Ombudsman - Charter East Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    0.8 miles
    3943 E. Thomas Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 275-4815
    0.8 9-12 93
  • Phoenix Creighton Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 647 students
    0.9 miles
    2802 E. Mcdowell Roaad
    Phoenix, AZ 85008
    (602) 381-6000
    0.9 K-8 647
  • Phoenix Ombudsman - Charter East Ii Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 155 students
    0.9 miles
    4041 E. Thomas Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 667-7759
    0.9 9-12 155
  • Phoenix Starshine Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 93 students
    0.9 miles
    3535 East Mcdowell Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85008
    (602) 957-9557
    0.9 K-12 93

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