Zaharis Elementary School

9410 E Mckellips Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Zaharis Elementary School serves 786 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Zaharis Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Zaharis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Zaharis Elementary School's student population of 786 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Zaharis Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Zaharis Elementary 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#218 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
84%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Zaharis Elementary School's ranking?
Zaharis Elementary School is ranked #218 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Zaharis Elementary School?
786 students attend Zaharis Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Zaharis Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Zaharis Elementary School?
Zaharis Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Zaharis Elementary School offer ?
Zaharis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Zaharis Elementary School part of?
Zaharis Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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