Ala Mesa Elementary School

  • Ala Mesa Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ala Mesa Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 59%.

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Ala Mesa Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Ala Mesa Elementary School's student population of 418 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ala Mesa Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ala Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ala Mesa Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#382 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
75%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ala Mesa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.410.42
This chart display the diversity score of Ala Mesa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ala Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmerican Leadership Academy Inc. School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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