Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies

  • Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies serves 433 students in grades 4-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 97% (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 95% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies placed in the top 1% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-9
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 1% 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 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies is 0.37, which is less 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)
Overall School Rankn/a
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
78%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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