1115 W 5th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Scales Technology Academy serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Scales Technology Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Scales Technology Academy's student population of 481 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Scales Technology Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Scales Technology Academy is 0.67, which is more 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
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1081 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
7%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
46%
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Black
24%
6%
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White
10%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Scales Technology Academy?

481 students attend Scales Technology Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

51% of Scales Technology Academy students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Scales Technology Academy?

Scales Technology Academy has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Scales Technology Academy offer ?

Scales Technology Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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