Sierra Summit Academy served 36 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.
Minority enrollment was 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(09-10)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Sierra Summit Academy School District
Source: 2011-2012 (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?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 62% AZ state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 74% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sierra Summit Academy?
The graduation rate of Sierra Summit Academy is 60-79%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 79%.
How many students attend Sierra Summit Academy?
36 students attend Sierra Summit Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Sierra Summit Academy students are White, 11% of students are American Indian, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Asian.
What grades does Sierra Summit Academy offer ?
Sierra Summit Academy offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Sierra Summit Academy part of?
Sierra Summit Academy is part of Sierra Summit Academy School District.
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