Best Public Schools in Zip Code 85215


The 85215 zip code area in Arizona is home to two high-performing elementary schools: Legacy Traditional School - Mesa, a public charter school, and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary, a traditional public school. Both schools are rated 4 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger and outperform the state averages in most academic subjects.

Legacy Traditional School - Mesa has a more diverse student population, with 44.22% minority students, compared to Red Mountain Ranch Elementary's 30.65% minority students. However, Red Mountain Ranch Elementary generally scores higher on standardized tests and has a lower percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch (24.88%) compared to Legacy Traditional School - Mesa (37.85%), suggesting a higher socioeconomic status among its student population.

In terms of resources, Red Mountain Ranch Elementary spends $8,641 per student, which is higher than the state average, and has a lower student-teacher ratio of 12.7. The differences in funding and staffing may contribute to the observed academic performance gap between the two schools. Overall, both Legacy Traditional School - Mesa and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary are high-quality educational options for families in the 85215 zip code area.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Arizona Department of Education.

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