Gowan Science Academy

Tel: (928)539-1200
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Gowan Science Academy operates within the Crane Elementary School District.

Top Placements (Arizona)

Gowan Science Academy is Listed among the top 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
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeGowan Science Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Gowan Science Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 1842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:120:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
49%
45%
White
44%
39%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsGowan Science Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.42
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
99%
11%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Gowan Science Academy is Crane Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Crane Elementary School District's student population of 6,318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $5,491 in this district is less than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has declined by 23% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,691 is less than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameCrane Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    12
    1
    Number of Students Managed6,318345
    Crane Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$34 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$42 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$5,491$7,180
    District Spending / Student$6,691$6,852
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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