School Details

Griffith Elementary School

4505 E Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 629-6700
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 600 students 20 students/teacher (AZ avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

61%
58%
69%
56%
58%
75%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Balsz Elementary District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
60%
65%
68%
63%
77%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Balsz Elementary District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
54%
63%
67%
63%
79%
42%
39%
56%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Balsz Elementary District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
60%
63%
85%
70%
79%
68%
33%
53%

Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)

In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Balsz Elementary District average
  • Arizona state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Griffith Elementary School is a public elementary school in Phoenix. The principal of Griffith Elementary School is Alexis Wilson. 600 children attend Griffith Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 16% of the Griffith Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 100% of the 600 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Griffith Elementary School is 20:1. Brunson-Lee Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 70% 73%
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 14%
Native American or Native Alaskan 7% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 6% 5%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 13% 8%
Asian 0.3% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 85%
Limited English proficiency 16% 32%

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