Esperanza Prep

1938 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Esperanza Prep serves 85 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Esperanza Prep 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Esperanza Prep ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Esperanza Prep's student population of 85 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 175% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Esperanza Prep is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Esperanza Prep is 0.30, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1779 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
83%
47%
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Black
12%
6%
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White
5%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Esperanza Prep's ranking?
Esperanza Prep is ranked #1779 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Esperanza Prep?
85 students attend Esperanza Prep.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Esperanza Prep students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Esperanza Prep?
Esperanza Prep has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Esperanza Prep offer ?
Esperanza Prep offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Esperanza Prep part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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