Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix

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4/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
40%
State avg: 53%
Details
Geometry
38%
State avg: 34%
Algebra II
47%
State avg: 30%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 76%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 15%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 59%
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Student progress
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Equity
9/10
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.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a 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
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Black
47%
White
30%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Two or more races
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 85%
% of full time teachers who are certified
45%
State avg: 95%
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Neighborhood
4837 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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