Mesa Arts Academy

221 W 6th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesa Arts Academy serves 231 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Mesa Arts Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mesa Arts Academy's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
231 students
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School Rankings

Mesa Arts Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Mesa Arts Academy is 0.47, 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
#1495 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
70%
47%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
17%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Mesa Arts Academy's ranking?
Mesa Arts Academy is ranked #1495 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Mesa Arts Academy?
231 students attend Mesa Arts Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Mesa Arts Academy students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Mesa Arts Academy offer ?
Mesa Arts Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Mesa Arts Academy part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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