2618 W. El Paseo
Oracle, AZ 85623
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mountain Vista School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mountain Vista School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Mountain Vista School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Mountain Vista School's student population of 360 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Vista School 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 Mountain Vista School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1691 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
47%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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