4837 E. Mcdowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix serves 350 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Top Rankings

Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix's student population of 350 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
350 students
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School Rankings

Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix 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 Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1612 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
45%
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Black
52%
5%
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White
14%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
78%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 350 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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