John Jacobs Elementary School

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14421 N 23rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85023

(602) 896-5700

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

24 Parent Reviews for John Jacobs Elementary School

John Jacobs is an A+ school. Parents, Teachers, Community all come together every year. My daughter has been attending John Jacobs since Pre-School, she is now in Third grade. Great School & Staff!

Posted by a parent on 01/19/14

As a parent of 2 children who have completed all 7 yrs at JJ and 1 still attending i can honestly say I love everything about JJ. The teachers are wonderful and some of them have been there for over 15 yrs which tell you something about them. The Principal who has been there for the past 2 yrs in a great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

Update on the review I posted here two years ago: All our children have attended John Jacobs. It is a great neighborhood school in the middle of a solid neighborhood with much to offer. Teachers are dedicated and professional, with good team mentoring and a range of career stages. Adminsitrative staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/09/12

My children have attended this school for the last 5 years. It is a wonderful school- Lots of community and parent involvement, the teachers are excellent and so is the principal.

Posted by a parent on 01/08/12

This is an awesome school. My child has gone here since kindergarten. Mr. Gupton, the principal is superb! He goes out of his way to help students and parents. My child had a problem this year and he immediately got involved and solved the problem. He is there early and stays late. He is at every event ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/11

my son is now in 1st grade at john jacobs. i am sad to say that after new principle came in this year the school has gone down hill. he has no interest in parent involvement. Kindergarten was excellent. His teacher was everything a kindergarten should be. But 1st grade was a huge dissappointment. I am ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/11

August, 2010.. I have to say this year is off to a wonderful start with a New Principle. Joy seems to be lurking all around the school these days.. This school has always been great with one exception but now the future looks promising. School just started this month and already, I see Unity in Parents, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/10

NOT HAPPY HERE AT ALL.... My daughter is new this year and eager to learn. With that being said this school has been a joke!!! The principle is a great grant writer and thats it. She has NO leadership skills at all nor does she have any concern for a childs education. I was notified at conference time, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/10

6 years ago we were so happy to be entering our daughter to this school. Now I am very disappointed . 5th grade was a disaster. My child was missing classes to go to 'gifted' reading class and violin. Teachers did not help her to keep up on what she missed. Mid-term sent home , my child was getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/02/09

Not happy here at all, my daughter is new, in the 5th grd started attending this year. Her homeroom teacher is 'laid-back' I'm told by the principle, we are not getting much to any homework from any of her studies. The principle isn't a fan of homework, so my daughter does must of her's during class ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/09

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Test scores for John Jacobs Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
John Jacobs Elementary 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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Phoenix schools — John Jacobs Elementary School is located at 14421 N 23rd Ave, Phoenix AZ 85023. 14421 N 23rd Ave is in the 85023 ZIP code in Phoenix, AZ The school district for John Jacobs Elementary School is the Washington Elementary District. John Jacobs Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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