Southgate Academy

850 West Valencia Rd

Tucson, AZ 85706

Grades: KG-12

556 students

Southgate Academy serves 556 students in grades KG-12.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Southgate Academy operates within the Southgate Academy Inc. School District.

Overview

The student population of 556 students has declined by 17% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 556 students
Southgate Academy Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Southgate Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
American Indian
7%
5%
Southgate Academy American Indian Students (2001-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Southgate Academy Asian Students (2001-2011)
Hispanic
81%
43%
Southgate Academy Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Southgate Academy Black Students (2001-2013)
White
9%
42%
Southgate Academy White Students (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southgate Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.42
Southgate Academy Diversity Score (2001-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
37%
Southgate Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
10%
Southgate Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 556 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,835 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $5,176 is less than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Southgate Academy Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 556 299
Southgate Academy  Inc. School District Students Managed (2001-2013)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $2 MM
Southgate Academy  Inc. School District District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $2 MM
Southgate Academy  Inc. School District District Spending (2001-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,835 $9,374
Southgate Academy  Inc. School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $5,176 $8,323
Southgate Academy  Inc. School District District Spending / Student (2001-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Aztec Desert Vista High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tucson International Academy Midvale (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Del Sol - Hope (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TucsonAcademy Del Sol - Hope
    Charter School
    6740 South Santa Clara Ave
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)325-2800
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 49 students                      
  • TucsonMath And Science Success Academy
    Charter School
    434 West Lerdo Rd
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)751-2783
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 294 students                      
  • TucsonSanta Clara Elementary School
    6910 South Santa Clara
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)545-2000
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 639 students                      
  • TucsonMission Manor Elementary School
    600 West Santa Rosa
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)545-2000
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 571 students                      
  • TucsonAztec Desert Vista High School
    5901 South Calle Santa Cruz
    TucsonAZ 85746
    (520)206-5000
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 07, 2013 - I just started as the 4th grade math/science teacher. I will say the students are a handful and there are no major materials in my classroom. But I can look past that. I am there for the kids. I am thankful I have finally achieved my dream of becoming a 4th grade teacher. I will pour my heart into these kids and use my own money to make my classroom my own. I LOVE IT THERE! - Posted by Teacher
  • Recommended November 17, 2008 - This is a ridiculous excuse for a school. It is a dangerous place where education takes a backseat to drugs and violence. There are no resources for the students to learn. - Posted by Parent

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