4507 S. Mountain Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85286
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ala Mesa serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ala Mesa placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ala Mesa ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Ala Mesa's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
473 students
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School Rankings

Ala Mesa is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ala Mesa is 0.42, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
1%
6%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
75%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 473 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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