5815 S. Mcclintock
Tempe, AZ 85283
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
James Madison Preparatory School serves 194 students in grades 6-12.
James Madison Preparatory 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James Madison Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

James Madison Preparatory School's student population of 194 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

James Madison Preparatory School is ranked within the top 50% 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 James Madison Preparatory School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#695 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
46%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
68%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
76%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volley Ball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Decathlon Team, Chess Club, Choir, FIRST Robotics, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Drumline, Rock Band, Strings, Ukulele Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sparx Danceline
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Mission Statement
  • Challenge committed students with a robust, traditional education, emphasizing America`s history and system of government.
  • The school combines a classical course of study with real world knowledge and skills. Preparing to embrace their future as citizens and leaders, these young stewards of our national heritage will discover freedom`s promise and the necessity of sound character. We will work to promote America`s virtues: Amiability, Compassion, Courage, Gratitude, Honesty, Integrity, Respectfulness, Responsibility, Self-reliance, and Strong Work Ethic

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Madison Preparatory School's ranking?

James Madison Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

What is the graduation rate of James Madison Preparatory School?

The graduation rate of James Madison Preparatory School is 80%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.

How many students attend James Madison Preparatory School?

194 students attend James Madison Preparatory School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of James Madison Preparatory School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James Madison Preparatory School?

James Madison Preparatory School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does James Madison Preparatory School offer ?

James Madison Preparatory School offers enrollment in grades 6-12

What school district is James Madison Preparatory School part of?

James Madison Preparatory School is part of James Madison Preparatory School District.

School Reviews

5   5/17/2016
We have three children at this school and love it for it's dedication to its students and variety of extracurricular programs. High standards of academics and character of students and good teachers are a plus.
- Posted by Parent - lonjo

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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