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New World Educational Center

Charter | K-12 | 220 students

We are best known for caring staff and small classes.
 
 

 
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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 3 ratings
2012:
Based on 6 ratings
2011:
Based on 4 ratings

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Posted December 17, 2011

To work for a school where students, parents, teachers, and the entire staff work together is truly a blessing. Our school staff has always dedicated themselves to the students. We welcome anyone who is willing to work with us as a TEAM!

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Posted May 23, 2014

I am so grateful to have this school available to my daughter. It has been a wonderful experience with the administration and the teaching staff. The classroom sizes (students) are small enough that all the kids get the attention they need and any issues are resolved quickly. I would definitely recommend this school to any parent looking for a great education in a safe and friendly environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2014

The teachers are great but the princables are bad.They called my son a horrable student get better princeables. Also there are alot if drug use and use spirutal stuff in the restroom >:(
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2013

I LOVE NWEC . I ATTENDED NWEC AS A STUDENT MYSELF YRS AGO NOW MY DAUGHTER ATTENDS , THIS IS GOING ON THE 4TH YR NOW, I WOULD LOVE FOR ALL MY CHILDREN TO ATTEND NWEC . I LOVE THE ONE ON ONE THE TIME THE TEACHERS TAKE WITH THEIR STUDENTS AND THE WARMTH YOU FEEL JUS BEING THERE....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2013

Because of the small school environment, my son who is very quiet has functioned exceedingly well. He is comfortable inside or outside of the classroom. His teachers are personable and truly care about his performance. I thank them all from my heart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2013

Having my daughter at this school has been one of the best decisions I have made. The class size's are small so kids don't tend to fall thru the cracks. Its a friendly and fun learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2012

Such a welcoming school! There is never a day where a teacher or staff member won't welcome you with a friendly greeting and warm smile. The environment is so inviting and it is really amazing how involved everyone is in trying to make your 12 school years a success. It is truly amazing how this little school can make such a big impact on your life!


Posted December 7, 2012

I LOVE working at this school. We are truly a family here at NWEC!! It makes me feel good when a parent tells me that we are special and make a difference it their child's life :)
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 14, 2012

My Son started going to New World last year in 2nd grade. He wasnt thriving at the public school he was at. Now he LOVES his school and gets the attention he needs because of smaller class size and caring teachers!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2012

I switched my daughter to this school from another well known online school. This is her last year of high school and though most of the time she is working from home virtually, I wanted her to be able to get the one on one, face to face help from her teachers when she needed it. This is the only online school in Arizona that also offers this choice. When she is struggling with something I have the option of brining her to the school to help help from a certified teacher. She is happy and so am I!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2012

This is a great school. All of the staff truly care about their students and want the best for them. The staff if friendly and inviting.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 9, 2012

This school provides a positive environment for your child to learn and grow! All the teachers and staff are friendly and welcoming to each student and try their very best to help your child reach their full potential!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 25, 2011

Awesome Principal!! He loves the kids and is always improving the school. I would never send my kids to a large public school. This is the only school I would ever send my kids to. Safety and Teacher involvement is # !. I love it!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2011

Just want to say what a Wonderful school! This is the only school my children have attended, never a problem. All the staff is great.! They care about the students, and watching many classmates grow together is amazing! Love this school!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2011

NWEC Highly recommended. the leadership and teachers of this school are out of this world. I will homeschool before my kids go to a large public school. The academics are unbelievable
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2011

Tengo a mi 3 hijos en esa escuela ,ya tengo 9 anos y nunca he tipo problemas .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

I have 2 children that attend NWEC they are in their 2nd year and I couldnt be happier. So glad I found this school....my daughter was struggling in other schools and I just could not get administration or instructors to listen to my pleas. My children couldnt be happier, we love the small environment and attention, everybody know everybody!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 21, 2010

I have 2 children that attend new world educational center as of last year (09) my child that is in the eighth grade was attending a junior high school in the Balsz district she was skipping class had f's in all classes and her attitude was horrible I enrolled her into N.W.E.C within a year everything changed she is on honor roll and her attitude is out the door I do think the school and the environment your children are in has alot to do with your child succeeding and I have N.W.E.C to thank for that . My daughter plans to finish her High School years there also . by the way my 1st grader is on the principle's list .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2010

I have 4 children that have come to this school for the passed 9 years I really appreciate everything that they have done. This year the school has offered various after school clubs. For example, Music club, Guitar club, Runner's club, and Voice club. The school has started preparing the students for the AIMS test using a test called 4-Sight that helps us identify how to help our children. Also, the school has created a Parent University that offers classes and workshops to parents before and after school. The teachers and staff are doing a wonderful job making sure that they are meeting the needs of the children and focusing on what is MOST important in a child's life...and that is their education! Thank you New World for everything you do. Keep up the good work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2009

My son has been goingto this school since kinder, he's now starting fifth grade and still love going to school. His teachers and staff are the BEST. I love this school !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2008

This school has been the best place for my child. She has grown academically, matured appropriately and has been able to work up to her potential without the added barriers and distractions at most public schools. I noticed a different person in just two weeks. The staff is loving caring and firm. I LOVE THIS SCHOOL it allow you child to grow and learn peacefully.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 69% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing Plus".

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 78% 43%
White 14% 42%
Black 6% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
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 84%N/A47%
Female 50%N/A49%
Male 50%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

College readiness and student pathways

Percentage of students going to 2-year college 10% (2013)
Percentage of students going to 4-year college 5% (2013)
Percentage of students going to vocational programs 55% (2013)
Percentage of students going directly into the workforce 25% (2013)
Colleges most students attend after graduation Phoenix College
Glendale Community College
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Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Source: Provided by a school official.

Awards

Community service awards received in the past 3 years
  • Zoo Walk for Autism (2011)
  • Epilepsy Walk (2013)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • Auto mechanics

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Clubs
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
School facilities
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:30 am
School end time
  • 3:30 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:15 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Mr. Jesus Armenta
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (602) 238-9210

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Direct instruction
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • Auto mechanics
  • Business management
  • Medical

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Career/college counseling
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Transportation options
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Parent center
  • Playground
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • None
Girls sports
  • None

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • None
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Chess Club
  • Volleyball Club
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
More from this school
  • *Remedial reading and writing classes *Safe, secure, nuturing environment *Majority of teachers are bilingual *Standards-based curriculum *Progressive use of technology in every age & content class *Science, art, & talent shows to promote diversity
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


10 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
48
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
50

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Phoenix College
Glendale Community College
College preparation / awareness offered
College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Students' post-graduation plans in 2013
2 year college - 10%
4 year college - 5%
Vocational - 55%
Workforce - 25%
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5818 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
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Phone: (602) 238-9577

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