Metrocenter Academy

  • Metrocenter Academy serves 149 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Metrocenter Academy's student population of 149 students has grown by 96% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metrocenter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Metrocenter Academy is 0.62, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#447 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:119:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
55%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
25%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.42
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Graduation Rate≤20%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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