Bernard Black Elementary School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Bernard Black Elementary School
Bernard Black Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. It is a place where students of all ages and backgrounds come together to learn and grow. The school strives to provide a safe, nurturing environment where students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.
The school focuses on developing a strong academic foundation for its students. It offers a broad range of courses and programs designed to meet the individual needs of each student. These include core subjects such as math, science, and language arts, as well as specialized classes in music, art, and physical education.
At Bernard Black Elementary School, students are encouraged to explore their creative potential and develop their unique talents. The school has a strong emphasis on the arts, with a variety of clubs and activities available for students to participate in.
The school also puts a strong emphasis on community involvement and service. Students are encouraged to take part in volunteer and service activities to help make a difference in their local community.
Bernard Black Elementary School is a place where students can learn, grow, and make a difference. It is a place where every student is valued and respected, and where each individual is given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
6550 S 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85041
Pre-K – 8
Overview Bernard Black Elementary School
Bernard Black Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bernard Black Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Bernard Black Elementary School
Bernard Black Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Bernard Black Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.