This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
90%
State avg: 53%
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Math
47%
State avg: 38%
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English
48%
State avg: 38%
Details
7/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A promising sign:

Students at this school are making more academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school’s continued success.

Equity
7/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity section below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
64%
White
23%
Black
7%
American Indian/Alaska Native
5%
Two or more races
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 85%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 95%
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2 1
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Neighborhood
221 West 6th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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