Amy L. Houston Academy

  • Amy L. Houston Academy serves 98 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Amy L. Houston Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Amy L. Houston Academy's student population of 98 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amy L. Houston Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amy L. Houston Academy is 0.59, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1891 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
53%
45%
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Black
36%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoosevelt Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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