Palm Valley Elementary School

2801 North 135th Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338 | (623) 535-6000
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 932
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  • Mailing Address: 553 Plaza Circle, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 932
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 462 (49.6%)
  • Females: 470 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 65 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 220 (23.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 285 (30.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palm Valley Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Black879.3%
Asian11412.2%
Hispanic21423.0%
White51254.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palm Valley Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten20.2%
Kindergarten13314.3%
1st Grade17719.0%
2nd Grade13514.5%
3rd Grade16017.2%
4th Grade17218.5%
5th Grade15316.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 60%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:40%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 7 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,201
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Palm Valley Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$40,14953%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,57548%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Palm Valley Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on AIMS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

AIMS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201076.0%72.0%65.0%
200989.0%100.0%-
200886.0%100.0%71.0%
 
Reading Test
201079.0%78.0%73.0%
200987.0%95.0%-
200883.0%79.0%69.0%
 
Writing Test
200992.0%82.0%-
200883.0%81.0%76.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%75.0%63.0%
2009100.0%100.0%-
200891.0%82.0%74.0%
 
Reading Test
201088.0%80.0%71.0%
200980.0%96.0%-
2008100.0%74.0%69.0%
 
Science Test
201081.0%75.0%61.0%
200967.0%72.0%-
200877.0%63.0%53.0%
 
Writing Test
200991.0%88.0%-
200884.0%74.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.0%69.0%58.0%
200990.0%80.0%-
200880.0%100.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201084.0%81.0%72.0%
200988.0%78.0%-
200886.0%89.0%68.0%
 
Writing Test
201085.0%84.0%74.0%
200992.0%82.0%-
200888.0%73.0%65.0%
 
Source: AZ Department of Education 2009-2010

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