Sequoia Secondary School

Sequoia Secondary School serves 306 students in grades 7-12.
Sequoia Secondary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sequoia Secondary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sequoia Secondary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students306 students
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School Comparison

Sequoia Secondary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sequoia Secondary School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1923 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
70%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
21%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.65
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdkey Inc. - Sequoia Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Sequoia Charter Schools main campus is the Horne Campus (Mesa, AZ).
  • Sequoia's Horne Campus began as a small, publicly funded charter school. The original four buildings have been renovated multiple times and added to (currently nine buildings total) with construction going underway to add a gymnasium.
  • Current schools operating on the Horne Campus include; SSDHH, Sequoia K-6, Sequoia Charter (grades 7-12), Sequoia Family Learning, and Sequoia Choice Learning Center.

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sequoia Secondary School is Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Deaf School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Deaf School Special Education School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 58 students
    0.0 miles
    1460 S. Horne
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 890-4001
    0 K-12 58
  • Mesa Sequoia Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 541 students
    0.0 miles
    1460 S. Horne St
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 890-4002
    0 K-6 541
  • Mesa Holmes Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 644 students
    0.7 miles
    948 S Horne
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-5600
    0.7 PK-6 644
  • Mesa Burke Basic School Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 881 students
    0.9 miles
    131 E. Southern Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    (480) 964-4602
    0.9 K-6 881
  • Mesa Keller Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 630 students
    0.9 miles
    1445 E. Hilton Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-6200
    0.9 PK-6 630

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