Gowan Science Academy

  • Gowan Science Academy serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gowan Science Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Gowan Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Gowan Science Academy's student population of 411 students has grown by 77% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students411 students
This chart display total students of Gowan Science Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Gowan Science Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gowan Science Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gowan Science Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gowan Science Academy is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gowan Science Academy and the average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of Asian students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of Black students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of White students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gowan Science Academy and the percentage of students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gowan Science Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.570.42
This chart display the diversity score of Gowan Science Academy and the average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
99%
11%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrane Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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