Balsz Elementary School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4309 E Belleview Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone
(602) 629-6400
District
BALSZ ELEMENTARY DISTRICT (4268)
County
MARICOPA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
677
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

1

(10 is best)

Better than 5.0% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Balsz Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 43
Proficiency in Reading 21 43
Proficiency in Math 27 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 23 41
Proficiency in Reading 22 42
Proficiency in Math 23 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 11 36
Proficiency in Reading 14 39
Proficiency in Math 7.0 33

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.07
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.81
AVG FOR STATE 23.26
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 1 0.1%
Grade 6 243 35.9%
Grade 7 225 33.2%
Grade 8 208 30.7%
Total 677 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.3% 7.2% 38.9%
Black 18.0% 18.5% 5.6%
Hispanic 69.0% 66.9% 46.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.0% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 5.9% 6.3% 5.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 93.8% 92.0% 47.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 88.9% 87.1% 40.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 4.9% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 32,519 7,278,717
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,699.6 63
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.2% 33.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.0% 24.1%
65 OR OLDER 8.1% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,497 2,561,987
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.1% 86.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.6% 28.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.9% 10.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.6% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.4% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.1% 18.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 24.6% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.4% 14.6%
$15,000 or less 12.0% 11.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,448 $10,875,360 45.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $581 $1,420,545 5.9%
Staff $825 $2,017,125 8.4%
General Administration $402 $982,890 4.1%
School Administration $429 $1,048,905 4.4%
Operation $997 $2,437,665 10.1%
Transportation $348 $850,860 3.5%
Other $300 $733,500 3.0%
Total Support $3,881 $9,489,045 39.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,533 $3,748,185 15.5%
Total Expenditures $9,862 $24,112,590 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,101 $4,739,754,811 46.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $588 $679,729,078 6.7%
Staff $372 $429,834,408 4.2%
General Administration $149 $172,638,369 1.7%
School Administration $430 $496,574,086 4.9%
Operation $943 $1,090,092,667 10.8%
Transportation $317 $366,834,508 3.6%
Other $342 $395,127,147 3.9%
Total Support $3,142 $3,630,812,438 35.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,529 $1,767,618,417 17.4%
Total Expenditures $8,772 $10,138,192,386 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%