Thomas A Edison School

  • Thomas A Edison School serves 615 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.
  • 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%.

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School Overview

  • Thomas A Edison School's student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students615 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas A Edison 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 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1575 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
87%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
1%
38%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas A Edison School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.240.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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