1350 S Lindsay Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Porter Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Porter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Porter Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Porter Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Porter Elementary School is 0.63, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1048 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
48%
46%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
37%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Porter Elementary School?

431 students attend Porter Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of Porter Elementary School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Porter Elementary School?

Porter Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Porter Elementary School offer ?

Porter Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Porter Elementary School part of?

Porter Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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