9401 W Garfield St
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School serves 823 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Porfirio H. Gonzales 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 25% (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 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to 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 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School's student population of 823 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
823 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Porfirio H. Gonzales 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 Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School is 0.22, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1587 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
88%
46%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
3%
36%
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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
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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