Gowan Science Academy

1020 W Avenue C
Yuma, AZ 85364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gowan Science Academy serves 699 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gowan Science Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gowan Science Academy's student population of 699 students has grown by 65% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 120% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Gowan Science Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Gowan Science Academy is 0.52, 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
#484 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
32%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 Gowan Science Academy's ranking?
Gowan Science Academy is ranked #484 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Gowan Science Academy often compared to?
Gowan Science Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Desert View Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Gowan Science Academy?
699 students attend Gowan Science Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Gowan Science Academy students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gowan Science Academy?
Gowan Science Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gowan Science Academy offer ?
Gowan Science Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Gowan Science Academy part of?
Gowan Science Academy is part of Crane Elementary District (4501) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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