R E Simpson School

5330 N 23rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
R E Simpson School serves 805 students in grades 4-8.
R E Simpson 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 24% (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 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

R E Simpson School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

R E Simpson School's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

R E Simpson 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 R E Simpson School is 0.45, 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
#1804 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.450.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlhambra Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to R E Simpson School is Empower Collegiate Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Imagine Camelback Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Empower Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-10 | 290 students
    0.2 miles
    2411 W Colter St
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 283-5720
    0.2 8-10 290
  • Phoenix Imagine Camelback Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
    0.6 miles
    5050 North 19th Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85053
    (602) 547-7961
    0.6 K-5 422
  • Phoenix Imagine Camelback Middle School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 181 students
    0.6 miles
    5050 N. 19th Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 344-4620
    0.6 6-8 181
  • Phoenix Westwood Primary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 724 students
    0.6 miles
    4711 N. 23rd Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 242-2442
    0.6 K-3 724
  • Phoenix Midtown Primary School Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 116 students
    0.7 miles
    4735 North 19th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (602) 265-5133
    0.7 K-5 116

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