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Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

Charter | 9-12

 

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Posted January 6, 2014

Pros: A wonderful school with a strong focus in the media arts. The feel is closer to extended family rather than just a school campus. The students are encouraged to self express and be individuals. There's an Honors program available. Cons: There are a few issues that drive me batty, starting with teachers not getting grades turned in at all during the term, usually a week later after the tem ends. There seems to be a very relaxed feel at the school, which can be both good and bad. Honors courses are not taken seriously by majority of students in the classes, not testing to prove students are Honor Class ready/able. Small campus, no lockers and no lunch room.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2013

The only reason I can't give MACCS a 5 star rating is their lack of space. My son has excelled beyond his dreams. They have an amazing staff and a principal who is a true pioneer and a force to be reckoned with. The curriculum is outstanding making it a great college prep school. I just wish they had more space to expand upon their vision. I highly recommend this school
—Submitted by a parent


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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 30% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
21%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 40% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students24%
Female11%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female37%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students32%
Female20%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Reading

All Students54%
Female40%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a

Science

All Students50%
Female30%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English Language Learner Currentn/a
English Language Learner Exitedn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Mexico used the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in Reading and Math, and grades 4, 7 and 11 in Science. The NMSBA did not report Science results in 2012. As of 2012, New Mexico no longer uses the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test high school students, and instead uses the NMSBA to test high school students. The NMSBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2011.

41 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2011.

41 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2011.

41 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 47% in 2011.

41 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

Math

All Students37%
Female33%
Male41%
Hispanic15%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female63%
Male59%
Hispanic40%
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Science

All Students49%
Female38%
Male65%
Hispanic20%
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a

Social Studies

All Students68%
Female58%
Male82%
Hispanic55%
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. As of 2012, New Mexico will use only the New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) to test students in grades 3 through 8, 10 and 11 in reading and math. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Mexico Public Education Department. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Mexico Public Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 43% 26%
Hispanic 41% 59%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 10%
Black 5% 2%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
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 27%N/A68%
Female 44%N/A49%
Male 56%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4401 Central NE Bldg 2
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: (505) 243-1957

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