Pace Preparatory Academy serves 93 students in grades 9-12.
Pace Preparatory 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 ≤20% (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% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 93 students
- Minority Enrollment: 30%
- Graduation Rate: 21-39% (Btm 50% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Pace Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Pace Preparatory Academy's student population of 93 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pace Preparatory 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 Pace Preparatory 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
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1259 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pace Preparatory Academy's ranking?
Pace Preparatory Academy is ranked #1259 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?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pace Preparatory Academy?
The graduation rate of Pace Preparatory Academy is 21-39%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Pace Preparatory Academy?
93 students attend Pace Preparatory Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Pace Preparatory Academy students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What grades does Pace Preparatory Academy offer ?
Pace Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pace Preparatory Academy part of?
Pace Preparatory Academy is part of PACE Preparatory Academy Inc. (79068) School District.
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