Paragon Science Academy

  • Paragon Science Academy serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Paragon Science Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Paragon Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Paragon Science Academy's student population of 448 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Paragon Science Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Paragon Science Academy is 0.73, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#95 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
29%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
44%
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Black
19%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paragon Science Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paragon Science Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paragon Science Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.730.42
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Graduation Rate≤20%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paragon Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paragon Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDaisy Education Corporation Dba Paragon Science Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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