Leading Edge Academy Maricopa

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa serves 668 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Leading Edge Academy Maricopa placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa's student population of 668 students has grown by 60% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students668 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Leading Edge Academy Maricopa is 0.68, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#681 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeading Edge Academy Maricopa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Leading Edge Academy Maricopa is Legacy Traditional School - Maricopa (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saddleback Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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