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Metrocenter Academy

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Posted May 16, 2013

I love my school! My junior year I moved from THS and to a different school , my senior year I was ready to go back however they didn't accept my credits and weren't willing to give me a second chance. I moved to metro enter to re-do my junior year and start my senior year I am currently 1 credit away from graduating!!! The teachers are amazing and the school environment is great!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 28, 2010

Only school I enjoyed going to. Teachers actually care about students and there's no high school drama
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Posted August 27, 2009

I attended this highschool, and I just want to say that the teachers there really care about the students and their success. I just finished my last class there about two weeks ago and it was the best feeling in the world to graduate and not have to worry about it. Thank you so much to the staff for helping me achieve my goal to graduate and be somebody! I would highly recommend this school to anybody who wants to earn a highschool diploma and go somewhere in life! Thanks Metro Academy!
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Posted August 10, 2009

I personally attened this high school. I was dropped from SHS and lost all my credits for senior year. I finished my whole year in 3 months at metro center. It was easy, and the teachers are great. I'm glad i attended here instead of intelli or another internet school.
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Posted March 26, 2009

This school has been the very best experience of my son academic life. Fabulous staff, personal attention to the students, a very positive and motivating environment.
—Submitted by a parent


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The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

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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".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing".
  • This school did not receive a designation in 2008-2009.

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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
Hispanic 50% 43%
White 34% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 9% 5%
Black 5% 5%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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9617 Metro Parkway West
Phoenix, AZ 85051
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