Pendergast Elementary School

3802 North 91st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pendergast Elementary School serves 828 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Pendergast 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 23% (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 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pendergast Elementary School's student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Rankings

Pendergast 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 Pendergast Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#1703 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
85%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.270.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePendergast Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pendergast Elementary School is Copper Canyon High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pendergast Private Alternative School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Pendergast Private Alternative School
    Grades: PK-8
    0.1 miles
    3841 North 91st Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 772-2340
    0.1 PK-8 n/a
  • Phoenix Desert Horizon Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 939 students
    0.7 miles
    8525 West Osborn Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 772-2200
    0.7 PK-8 939
  • Phoenix Westwind Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,144 student
    0.8 miles
    9040 W. Campbell Ave. B
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 772-2700
    0.8 PK-8 1,144
  • Phoenix Amberlea Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 686 students
    1.2 miles
    8455 West Virginia Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 772-2200
    1.2 PK-8 686
  • Glendale Copper Canyon High School Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,439 students
    1.3 miles
    9126 West Camelback Rd
    Glendale, AZ 85305
    (623) 478-4000
    1.3 9-12 2,439

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