Sky Islands

6000 E 14th St
Tucson, AZ 85711
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 75 students in grades 9-12, Sky Islands ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • : Top 20%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sky Islands ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sky Islands's student population of 75 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
75 students
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School Rankings

Sky Islands ranks within the top 20% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sky Islands is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
#353 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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<50%
32%
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<50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
American Indian
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5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
44%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
51%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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≥50%
76%
This chart display graduation rate of Sky Islands and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Our integrated curriculum is guided by layers of this regional ecosystem - its HISTORY, CULTURES, ARTS, ARCHAEOLOGIES, & NATURAL PATTERNS - and linked to the larger world.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sky Islands's ranking?
Sky Islands is ranked #353 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sky Islands?
The graduation rate of Sky Islands is 50%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Sky Islands?
75 students attend Sky Islands.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Sky Islands students are White, 44% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Sky Islands offer ?
Sky Islands offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sky Islands part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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