Gem Charter School

  • Gem Charter School serves 34 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Gem Charter School 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 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Gem Charter School's student population of 34 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students34 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Gem Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,830 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The diversity score of Gem Charter School is 0.63, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
79%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
6%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
53%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gem Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gem Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGem Charter Inc. School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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