Gem Charter School

1704 N. Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Gem Charter School serves 29 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Gem Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

Gem Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Gem Charter School's student population of 29 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students29 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Gem Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gem Charter School is 0.72, which is more 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
#687 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
7%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
31%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.720.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
34%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGem Charter School Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gem Charter School is Evit - Kino Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kino Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kerr Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Kerr Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 580 students
    0.2 miles
    125 E. Mclellan Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-5100
    0.2 K-6 580
  • Mesa Whitman Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 662 students
    0.3 miles
    1829 N. Grand
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-5000
    0.3 PK-6 662
  • Mesa Eisenhower Center For Innovation Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    1.2 miles
    848 North Mesa Dr
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480) 472-5200
    1.2 PK-6 524
  • Mesa Edkey Inc. - Pathfinder Academy - Sequoia Lehi Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 104 students
    1.3 miles
    2345 N. Horne St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    1.3 K-6 104
  • Mesa Evit - Kino Junior High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9
    1.4 miles
    848 North Horne
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480) 472-2400
    1.4 9 n/a

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