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4602 W Sweetwater Ave

Glendale, AZ 85304

(602) 896-6500

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 509

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Sweetwater School

My daughter has been here a year now and we really like it so much better than the "charter school" we came from! Keep up the good work Sweetwater! =)

Posted by a parent on 08/30/12

Mrs. Batsford, the Kindergarten teacher is an absolutely fantastic teacher. She believes in challenging the children and does not look to satisfy 'district' requirements. She wants to 'exceed' them and not for any reason other taking an honest interest in the education of our children. She includes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/20/08

Children learn at home and in school. With parental participation and quality educators my son has had a vey successful year in kindergarten. He is reading at fisrt grade level, just a few levels from 2nd grade. He loves the school and his teacher Mrs Batsford. I follow the standards he is needs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/08

The upper grade teachers are heavily involved in extracuricular events for their students. They provide instructional information for both the parents and students via a teacher-based website. Grades are provded every thee weeks to keep parents abreast of their child's progress. High energy instruction, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/02/08

I have moved my children to a charter school and am so happy. The difference in education can not even be compared. I only wish I had made the move sooner.

Posted by a parent on 08/10/07

My daughter has attended Sweetwater since preschool. Every teacher she has had have been great. The teachers are not the problem. (thought they seem to loose more every year) the problem is the extracurricular activities, and the non-parent involvement when it pertains to things like the PTO. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/03/06

The arts programs are excellent at sweetwater, but the extracurricular activities are less than encouraging for students. The academic standards are poor for the upper grades, students that attend sweetwater and then enter high school will be unprepared for what real school is like. The children have ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 03/19/05

My child attends Sweetwater and so I have no compaints.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/03

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Test scores for Sweetwater School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sweetwater School
Washington Elementary District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used 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. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's 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.

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Glendale schools — Sweetwater School is located at 4602 W Sweetwater Ave, Glendale AZ 85304. 4602 W Sweetwater Ave is in the 85304 ZIP code in Glendale, AZ The school district for Sweetwater School is the Washington Elementary District. Sweetwater School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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