Bicentennial South School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Bicentennial South School
Bicentennial South School is a vibrant and diverse K-8 school located in the heart of the city. It serves a diverse population of students, coming from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
At Bicentennial South School, students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop their academic and social skills. The school offers a wide range of activities and programs, including art, music, physical education, and technology. In addition, the school has a strong emphasis on developing students’ social and emotional skills, with a focus on building a positive and safe learning environment.
The staff at Bicentennial South School is dedicated to providing students with the best educational experience possible. They strive to create a positive and supportive learning environment, where students feel safe and encouraged to explore their potential. The teachers are committed to providing each student with the individual attention and support they need to succeed.
Bicentennial South School is committed to helping all students reach their full potential. The school is proud to be a part of the community, and works hard to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach their goals.
7240 W Colter St
Glendale, AZ 85303
Pre-K – 3
Overview Bicentennial South School
Bicentennial South School serves 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Bicentennial South 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 11-19% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Bicentennial South School
Bicentennial South 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 Bicentennial South School is 0.27, 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.