S.t.a.r. Academic Center

  • S.t.a.r. Academic Center serves 256 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • S.t.a.r. Academic Center's student population of 256 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • S.t.a.r. Academic Center's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of S.t.a.r. Academic Center is 0.19, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1771 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
6%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
38%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in S.t.a.r. Academic Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.190.65
This chart display the diversity score of S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate6-9%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of S.t.a.r. Academic Center and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in S.t.a.r. Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyside Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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