CACTUS WREN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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9650 N 39TH AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85051
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Phone: 602-347-2100
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Washington Elementary District
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 74.3
  • Number Students: 520
  • Number Teachers: 45
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4100
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Ms Kaylene Ashpradge
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (21 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (18 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-04-05
    "My experience with Cactus Wren has been very positive. My two children have attended the school for the past two years and are doing very well. The teachers care about the students and have been available for me as a parent when I needed to speak with them. My kids have been able to attain good grades making the principals list and honor roll. The uniforms are something I like about the school even though some people do not. The principal is dedicated and works hard to make the school a good place for the students. She also sets a good example for the rest of the staff. I think this is a great place for my kids education."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-27
    "We came from a different city. My son started 2nd grade at Cactus Wren. To my shock I was informed within the first month of school my son was reading at a low kindergarten level. His teacher at the time went out of her way to work with him. It was tough & we even had him enrolled in their after school academy. By the end of the school year he was reading at an intermediate 2nd grade level. His 2nd grade teacher is AMAZING. His 3rd grade teacher was not so "exceptional" but none the less still a good teacher...The staff is amazing & courteous...Office ladies are amazing & helpful...& I absolutely love how involved the principal is with students & parents...over all my son loved this school as did my husband & I...my son will be attending a new school next year but only because we have moved out of the district..."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-27
    "I moved my child here from a "school of choice" because they refused to work with my son. At this school my son found structure and compassion and guidance. The principal is helpful and communicative and my child's kindergarden and 1st grade teacher (so far) are/were wonderful. I was always able to get in touch with them via email or by leaving messages and always received quick responses. I'm also thrilled with the Kidspace staff here."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-05-15
    "There is no communication from the school to parents when it comes to events or deadlines. My daughter attended her first year at school here and I am very dissatisfied with this school at its teacher quality. My child will NOT be attending this school next year."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-11
    "I used to go to this school for 6 years. I'm in high school now. I must say, this school is a joke. My brother is fourth grader here now. They told my brother he has A.D.H.D, the medicine didn't do anything. He was perfectly fine! The make my day system in horrible. It's pointless, just like their point system and steps. It doesn't help kids in life. The school is disorganized, the office people are rude, the principal doesn't even make an attempt to get to know you or your child, and most of the children don't speak english. Most of the teachers aren't fit for teaching, although, the teachers who teach the younger students like first graders, are good teachers. I didn't have a good experience from this school."
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