Gateway Polytechnic Academy

5149 S. Signal Butte Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Gateway Polytechnic Academy serves 751 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gateway Polytechnic Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Gateway Polytechnic Academy's student population of 751 students has grown by 82% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students751 students
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gateway Polytechnic Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gateway Polytechnic Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gateway Polytechnic Academy is 0.44, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#438 out of 1897 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gateway Polytechnic Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.440.65
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQueen Creek Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school to Gateway Polytechnic Academy is Basis Mesa (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Ala Mesa (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chandler Ala Mesa Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 473 students
    0.9 miles
    4507 S. Mountain Rd.
    Chandler, AZ 85286
    0.9 K-6 473
  • Mesa Basis Mesa Charter School
    Grades: 3-12 | 648 students
    0.9 miles
    5010 S. Eastmark Parkway
    Mesa, AZ 85212
    0.9 3-12 648
  • Mesa Meridian
    Grades: PK-6 | 842 students
    1.9 miles
    3900 S. Mountain Road
    Mesa, AZ 85212
    1.9 PK-6 842
  • Mesa Canyon Rim Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 809 students
    3.0 miles
    3045 S. Canyon Rim
    Mesa, AZ 85212
    3.0 PK-6 809
  • Mesa Heritage Academy Queen Creek Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 419 students
    3.2 miles
    19630 E.germann Road
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    3.2 7-12 419

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