Thomas A Edison School

  • Thomas A Edison School serves 618 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thomas A Edison 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Thomas A Edison School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas A Edison School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas A Edison School is 0.28, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1688 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
84%
45%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
1%
38%
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Diversity Score0.280.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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