Powell Junior High School (Closed 2012)

855 W. 8th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 60%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students (09-10)956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (09-10)53 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
40%
60%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
60%
74%
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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American Indian (09-10)
10%
6%
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Asian (09-10)
2%
3%
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Hispanic (09-10)
71%
41%
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Black (09-10)
9%
6%
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White (09-10)
8%
44%
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Hawaiian (09-10)
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Two or more races (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
78%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Powell Junior High School is Evit - Apache Junction High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Arts Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redbird Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Redbird Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 521 students
    0.2 miles
    1020 S. Extension Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 472-1200
    0.2 K-6 521
  • Mesa Guerrero Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 574 students
    0.7 miles
    463 S. Alma School Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 472-9200
    0.7 K-6 574
  • Mesa Adams Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 699 students
    0.9 miles
    738 S. Longmore
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 472-4300
    0.9 PK-6 699
  • Mesa Mesa Arts Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 232 students
    0.9 miles
    221 West 6th Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 844-3965
    0.9 K-8 232
  • Mesa Edkey Inc. - Pathfinder Academy At Eastmark Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 278 students
    1.0 miles
    4850 W. Eastmark Parkway
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    1 K-8 278
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