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 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Amy L. Houston Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Amy L. Houston Academy's student population of 98 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% 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 Rankings

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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤5%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤5%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
52%
45%
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Black
37%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amy L. Houston Academy is South Mountain High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C O Greenfield School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F Kennedy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 407 students
    0.1 miles
    6825 South 10th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602) 232-4220
    0.1 K-3 407
  • Phoenix C O Greenfield School Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 565 students
    0.2 miles
    7009 S. 10th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602) 232-4240
    0.2 4-8 565
  • Phoenix The Paideia Academy Of South Phoenix Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 592 students
    0.7 miles
    7777 South 15th Terrace
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602) 343-3040
    0.7 K-8 592
  • Phoenix South Mountain Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 50 students
    0.9 miles
    449 East Southern Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85040
    (602) 953-2933
    0.9 K-3 50
  • Phoenix South Pointe Junior High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 160 students
    0.9 miles
    217 E. Olympic Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (602) 953-2933
    0.9 6-8 160

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