221 W 6th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesa Arts Academy serves 228 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mesa Arts Academy's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
228 students
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School Rankings

Mesa Arts Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa Arts Academy is 0.46, 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
#1104 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
71%
46%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
18%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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