Michael Anderson

45 S 3rd Ave
Avondale, AZ 85323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 755 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Michael Anderson ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Michael Anderson's student population of 755 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Michael Anderson ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Michael Anderson is 0.19, 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
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State Level (AZ)
#1188 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
32%
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23%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
47%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
5%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
9%
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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 Michael Anderson's ranking?
Michael Anderson is ranked #1188 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Michael Anderson often compared to?
Michael Andersonis often viewed alongside schools like Lattie Coor by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Michael Anderson?
755 students attend Michael Anderson.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Michael Anderson students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Michael Anderson?
Michael Anderson has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Michael Anderson offer ?
Michael Anderson offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Michael Anderson part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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