Peoria Elementary School

11501 N 79th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Peoria Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Peoria 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% 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: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Peoria Elementary School's student population of 570 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Peoria Elementary 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 Peoria Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1050 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
47%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
21%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
9%
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 Peoria Elementary School's ranking?
Peoria Elementary School is ranked #1050 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Peoria Elementary School often compared to?
Peoria Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Peoria Traditional School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Peoria Elementary School?
570 students attend Peoria Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Peoria Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Peoria Elementary School?
Peoria Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Peoria Elementary School offer ?
Peoria Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Peoria Elementary School part of?
Peoria Elementary School is part of Peoria Unified School District (4237).

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break - No School
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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