Academy Of Math And Science

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (520)293-2676
  • Academy Of Math And Science serves 412 students in grades KG-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Academy Of Math And Science operates within the Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students412 students
Academy Of Math And Science Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Academy Of Math And Science Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by GradeAcademy Of Math And Science Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
American Indian
4%
5%
Academy Of Math And Science American Indian Students (2005-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Academy Of Math And Science Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
65%
45%
Academy Of Math And Science Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
6%
5%
Academy Of Math And Science Black Students (2005-2015)
White
19%
40%
Academy Of Math And Science White Students (2005-2015)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Academy Of Math And Science Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAcademy Of Math And Science All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ 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.
0.540.64
Academy Of Math And Science Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
62%
34%
Academy Of Math And Science Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
13%
5%
Academy Of Math And Science Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District's student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $6,882 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $4,608 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 45% over four years.
School District NameAcademy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed412325
Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
District Total Revenue$3 MM$3 MM
Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District District Total Revenue (2005-2015)
District Spending$2 MM$2 MM
Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District District Spending (2005-2015)
District Revenue / Student$6,882$9,449
Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2015)
District Spending / Student$4,608$8,879
Academy Of Mathematics And Science Inc. School District District Spending / Student (2005-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  9/1/2011
My grandson is starting his second year at AMS. He was in kindergarten last year (although he did a lot of first-grade work in reading and math), and again I expect that he will work above grade level. I was extremely pleased with the progress he made during this year. He was not reading at all when he entered AMS, but after a year, he is now reading books such as "Treasure Island" that are well above the first-grade level. He is also doing very well in math, and is making great progress in understanding concepts as well as doing the necessary drill work in the basics. As a scientist/educator myself (I am Prof. Emeritus at the Univ. of Arizona), I am convinced that my grandson's progress is due to the excellence of the curriculum and the quality of the teachers at AMS. The teachers are quite flexible and allow each student to progress as rapidly as their abilities will permit. AMS has music and art classes and multiple after school learning activities for students. The students are ethnically diverse, and the parents are supportive of school activities. I look forward to my grandson having another year of exciting growth in his learning and development at this excellent school.
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5  5/30/2011
My daughter was not being challenged at her previous middle school. She attended AMS for 8th grade this year. The difference in her outlook on school is astounding. She is motivated and earned straight A’s. She also won many local and state awards for writing, math and art. When considering her options for high school, she chose to stay at AMS because of the person attention she receives from the excellent teachers. She is also excited about the dual-credit classes she can take to earn college credit. On this last day of school, we both look forward to her high school career at AMS.
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5  5/30/2011
I am very happy with AMS, not only because my son is safe, pampered and joyful at school, but because the academic level is above all expectations. At the end of KG ALL students in his class read books and write 5-sentences compositions. They finished the 1st grade math program in KG, so you can send them buy groceries, and they will bring you the exact change. Next year, in 1st grade they will do the 2nd grade program, and so one. Every week children have a poetry to learn. They have music twice per week, Art, PE and other electives. Every day an art or sport club is offered after school, as well as free tutoring and homework help. At the beginning I was afraid of the homework, but at the end of the year I am only happy with it: the homework process is now as natural as brushing the teethes, because it started at this early age. AMS academic teams won a lot of award on regional, state and national level. I know almost all parents in my son's class and other low elementary classes, because they are always present in field trips, school events, celebrations, and just before and after school speaking with teachers or administrators. Students have special rooms for Music, Art, Foreign languages and computer lessons, as well as playground and PE field.
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