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Carol G. Peck Elementary School

Public | K-3 & ungraded | 657 students

 

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Posted December 16, 2012

This school is the first choice we made and theres no regret! Mrs. Reis is one teacher I am thankful for there. She is doing a great job with her students, and Im sure the other teachers are as well. The Principal is devoted to her students and teachers, along with her volunteers! I am a parent and appreciate the staff for all they do in support of our children's education, saftey, and wellness! So keep it up!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2012

I love this school and have volunteered there with the caring and dedicated staff. Excellent job.


Posted August 10, 2012

i give this school so far 4 out of 5 stars reason being is i came in at the last minute today and they helped me problem enrolling my son in kindergarten i got a tour around the school and everything was really nice. My son and i met his new teacher ms. reis (kindergarten teacher) and she was very nice helpful and answered any questions i had with out hesitation, needless to say im very happy so far with my expereince here...i will due another review in 90 days after my son starts from monday
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 24, 2012

My daughter had started first grade there after attending Alhambra Kindergarden Center. The very first thing she learned there was how to forge her color for the day if she didn't stay on green by later coloring over yellow with geen. Then I had her teacher call and bluntly tell me that I needed to medicate my child which was not recieved well by myself AT ALL! She has since been diagnosed with ADHD but we don't medicate her instead she has to therapy/ counseling and went from D's and F's to A's, B's, and C's from one report card to the next but she also gos to a much better school in a better enviornment., but this is a horrible school and I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE!! Not to mention how offened I was when they sent her forms fot me to fill out, since my daughter is half native american with color to her skin, they assumed we were spanish speakers and sent everything in spanish ONLY! Not even forms that were 2-sided english on one and spanish on the other.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2011

Teacher quality is NO GOOD: NO UNDERSTANDING FOR CHILDREN AT GRADE 1. More Training classes for elementary teacher, please!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2011

Teacher qualification is below average, 2 out of 5. School's system overall is 3 out of 5.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2010

I love Carol G Peck because the staff really cares about what they are teaching our children. The staff is very friendly and helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2008

My children have been going to this school for four years and I have had nothing but good experiences with the staff. They have great security for the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 24, 2008

awesome teachers and great librarian drop off and pick up of my child only problem
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Posted July 25, 2006

Peck is an excellent school. I've had 2 children attend this school also numerous relatives and friends. The only complaint we have ever had was extracurricular activities. The activities would sometimes overlap with Barcelona and those of us with children at both schools had to pick and choose which events to attend
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 27, 2005

Carol G. Peck is a school founded on excellence. The Principal, teachers, and staff truly care about my child. The homework program requires friendly parent involvement. I feel included every step of the way. My child looks forward to attending school each day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2005

CG Peck is great school. My daughter has attended for 2 years and the teachers are great, professional and really are into it for the kids.
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Posted October 19, 2004

Pretty much a new school. The way the school is built seems very safe--students never leave the building to change classes everything is in the building. Very nice facitilies, library is great. Some employees from Barcelona have moved over--the librarian, music teacher.... Mr. Domalin also came over as principal the first year which was great but her retired. When my son went to school their I felt he was in a positive environment with an enthusiastic staff and strong leaders.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 71% 43%
Black 12% 5%
White 10% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Glendale, AZ 85301
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