Pensar Academy

12843 W Redondo Dr
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 210 students in grades 4-8, Pensar Academy 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 11-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 210 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pensar Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Pensar Academy's student population of 210 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
210 students
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School Rankings

Pensar Academy 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 Pensar Academy is 0.45, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1237 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11-19%
32%
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20-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
47%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
13%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pensar Academy's ranking?
Pensar Academy is ranked #1237 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?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Pensar Academy?
210 students attend Pensar Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Pensar Academy students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 3% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What grades does Pensar Academy offer ?
Pensar Academy offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Pensar Academy part of?
Pensar Academy is part of Pensar Academy (92972) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 210 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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