Sonoran Desert School

4448 E. Main St., Unit 7
Mesa, AZ 85205
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Sonoran Desert School serves 29 students in grades 5-12.
Sonoran Desert School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sonoran Desert School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sonoran Desert School's student population of 29 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students29 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Sonoran Desert School is ranked within the top 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 Sonoran Desert School is 0.25, 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
#687 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
86%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.250.65
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
≥50%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSonoran Desert School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sonoran Desert School is Evit - Taylor Junior High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Taylor Junior High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Jackson Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 166 students
    1.0 miles
    720 West Jackson Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (307) 856-9495
    1 1-3 166
  • Mesa Entz Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 717 students
    1.1 miles
    4132 E. Adobe St.
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480) 472-7300
    1.1 PK-6 717
  • Mesa O'connor Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
    1.1 miles
    4840 E. Adobe Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480) 472-7850
    1.1 PK-6 580
  • Mesa Johnson Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
    1.3 miles
    3807 E. Pueblo Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-6800
    1.3 PK-6 580
  • Mesa Madison Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
    1.6 miles
    849 S. Sunnyvale
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480) 472-8800
    1.6 PK-6 442

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