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63%
  • Ward Traditional Academy
  • 1965 East Hermosa Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 483
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
60%
  • Fuller Elementary School
  • 1975 East Cornell Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
54%
  • Broadmor Elementary School
  • 311 E Aepli Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 673
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
50%
  • Tempe Academy Of International Studies Mckemy Campus
  • 3205 South Rural Road, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: 6 - 7 · Students: 198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
46%
  • Rover Elementary School
  • 1300 E. Watson Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 511
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
43%
  • Hudson Elementary School
  • 1325 E Malibu Dr, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 476
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
41%
  • Nevitt Elementary School
  • 4525 E St Anne, Phoenix
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
35%
  • Carminati School
  • 4001 S Mcallister Ave, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Arredondo Elementary School
  • 1330 E Carson Dr, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 350
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
31%
  • Connolly Middle School
  • 2002 East Concorda Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,058
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
25%
  • Scales Technology Academy
  • 1115 W 5th St, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
24%
  • Curry Elementary School
  • 1974 East Meadow Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 560
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
24%
  • Fees College Preparatory Middle School
  • 1600 E Watson Dr, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 925
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Wood School
  • 727 W Cornell Dr, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 582
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Aguilar School
  • 5800 S. Forest Ave., Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
19%
  • Holdeman Elementary School
  • 1326 West 18th St, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 618
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
19%
  • Gililland Middle School
  • 1025 S Beck Ave, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 901
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
16%
  • Frank Elementary School
  • 8409 S Avenida Del Yaqui, Guadalupe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
16%
  • Flora Thew Elementary School
  • 2130 E Howe Ave, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
16%
  • Laird Elementary School
  • 1500 N Scovel St, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 433
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
0%
  • Getz School
  • 625 W Cornell Dr, Tempe
  • Tempe School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 159
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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Tempe school information

IndexTempeArizonaNational
Average Test Scores38%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools631,86379,221
Total private schools1831624,874
Total post-secondary schools221487,963
The Tempe, AZ educational system consists of 63 public schools, 18 private schools and 22 post-secondary schools. Tempe public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 6% higher than than the Arizona average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tempe public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.1% have completed high school, 42.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Tempe

IndexTempeArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.7%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%

Listed above are Tempe School District, Tempe schools. To customize your list of Tempe School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Tempe School District schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
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Gilbert, AZ226,83251%4%
Fountain Hills, AZ23,86345%8%
Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%

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Garden Grove, CA174,67642%14%
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Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%
Source: The Tempe, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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