Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy

13226 North 113th Avenue
Youngtown, AZ 85363
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy serves 172 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Desert Mirage Preparatory 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy's student population of 172 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students172 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Rankings

Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy is 0.62, 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 Testing Rank
#1962 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
1%
6%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
31%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaizen Education Foundation DBA Discover U Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Mirage Preparatory Academy is Dysart High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Riverview School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Mirage Riverview School Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 844 students
    0.7 miles
    12701 North Main
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    0.7 PK-8 844
  • El Mirage Thompson Ranch Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 840 students
    0.8 miles
    11800 West Thompson Ranch Road
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    0.8 PK-8 840
  • El Mirage El Mirage School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 774 students
    1.3 miles
    13500 North El Mirage Road
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    1.3 PK-8 774
  • El Mirage Surprise Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 850 students
    2.4 miles
    12907 W. Greenway Rd.
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    2.4 PK-8 850
  • El Mirage Dysart Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 916 students
    2.5 miles
    12950 W. Varney Road
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7100
    2.5 PK-8 916

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