Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky

5757 W Mcdowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85719
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,292 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,292 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky's student population of 1,292 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
1,292 students
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School Rankings

Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#981 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25%
32%
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30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
Asian
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3%
Hispanic
91%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
3%
35%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky's ranking?
Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky is ranked #981 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky?
1,292 students attend Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky offer ?
Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky part of?
Academy Of Math And Science Desert Sky is part of Academy Of Mathematics And Science South Inc. (90878) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,292 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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