Spotlight on Innovation

C.O. Greenfield School



C.O. Greenfield School

Roosevelt Elementary Distirct

    Contact Person:  Stuart Starky

    Grades Served:  4-8 Total Enrollment:  585
    Percent Free/Reduced Lunch:  99%             Percent English Language Learners:  25%


Innovative Practice and Implementation Process:

  • Khan Academy computer programing and math:

  • Coding
    • Greenfield the only 4th through 8th grade school which teaches code writing in Arizona
    • Based off of a structure from Khan Academy and supported by the philosophy of, our students are learning to write and implement code creating digital designed product using Java Script.
  • Math
    • Implemented a program in which each student has their own personalized math account using Khan Academy, Renaissance Learning’s Star Math and Math Live and Study Island our math classrooms are individualized from delivery of instruction to data collection and teacher support.
    • Each student is tracked as an individual and receives advanced placement or remedial help from their data.

Academic Gains/Evidence of Success: 


  • Number of 7th graders taking high school algebra has increased from 6 to 46
  • Student enrollment has increased from 495 to 585
     2011       2012       2013   
       Growth Points                 47 53 52
       Composite Points 53 56 62
       Total Points                 100 109 114