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Superstition High School

Public | 9-12 | 55 students

 
 

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Posted February 22, 2012

This school is horrible. Sub par staff including the principal who are all ill equipped to deal with children that have problems. School looks like a prison, children are treated like prisoners and suspended left and right. Staff has the poorest communication skills I have ever encountered in 14 years as being a parent. Do not send your kids to this school even if MPS tells you this is your only choice. Basically if they do not like your child, meaning they can't properly handle your child's problems, they will purposely provoke and or make it so that they expel your child. This school is sad and I am disgusted with the staff especially the scatter brained principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2009

i am a former student iv been in and out of many high schools and alternative schools. You can get the best education or the worst here. The teachers do their job and students are their priority. consequential thinking look it up....
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 12, 2008

I am not a parent but I am a student. This is a school that does not let kids be disrepectful or misbehave. The teachers are helpful and the bus drivers are great. Well the teachers are to. Have a nice day.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 30, 2006

If you are a parent who's son or daughter has to go to this school for any reason i would strongly recommend you find an alternative. Look at the test results they speak for themselves!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
20%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2014.

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2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
7%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
17%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) 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. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona 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.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Performing".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 47% 42%
Hispanic 42% 43%
Black 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Mesa, AZ 85208
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