South Mountain Preparatory Academy

449 East Southern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Mountain Preparatory Academy serves 50 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
South Mountain Preparatory Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.

Top Rankings

South Mountain Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

South Mountain Preparatory Academy's student population of 50 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
50 students
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School Rankings

South Mountain Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 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 South Mountain Preparatory Academy is 0.45, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#735 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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18:1
American Indian
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6%
Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
66%
45%
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Black
34%
5%
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White
n/a
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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3%
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 50 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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