Manuel Pena Jr. School

2550 North 79th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85035 | (623) 691-4000
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 845
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2550 N. 79th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85035
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 845
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 467 (55.3%)
  • Females: 378 (44.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 63 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 620 (73.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 683 (80.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Manuel Pena Jr. School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian151.8%
Black344.0%
Asian131.5%
Hispanic73587.0%
White485.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Manuel Pena Jr. School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten14116.7%
1st Grade14417.0%
2nd Grade14316.9%
3rd Grade14216.8%
4th Grade14016.6%
5th Grade13516.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:48%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 6 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,401
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Manuel Pena Jr. School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,30068%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,19032%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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