Southgate Academy

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
850 W. Valencia Rd.

Tucson, AZ 85706

Tel: (520)741-7900
  • Southgate Academy serves 641 students in grades KG-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Southgate Academy operates within the Southgate Academy Inc. School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 641 students has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 641 students
Southgate Academy Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Southgate Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Southgate Academy Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by Grade Southgate Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 20:1
American Indian
8%
5%
Southgate Academy American Indian Students (2002-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Southgate Academy Asian Students (2001-2011)
Hispanic
82%
45%
Southgate Academy Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Southgate Academy Black Students (2002-2015)
White
7%
40%
Southgate Academy White Students (2002-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southgate Academy Hawaiian Students (2012-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Southgate Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.42
Southgate Academy Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
34%
Southgate Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Southgate Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Southgate Academy Inc. School District's student population of 641 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,862 is higher than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has grown by 54% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,799 is less than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Southgate Academy Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 641 325
Southgate Academy Inc. School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $3 MM
Southgate Academy Inc. School District District Total Revenue (2001-2015)
District Spending $4 MM $3 MM
Southgate Academy Inc. School District District Spending (2001-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,862 $8,705
Southgate Academy Inc. School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2015)
District Spending / Student $7,799 $7,898
Southgate Academy Inc. School District District Spending / Student (2001-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  11/7/2013
I just started as the 4th grade math/science teacher. I will say the students are a handful and there are no major materials in my classroom. But I can look past that. I am there for the kids. I am thankful I have finally achieved my dream of becoming a 4th grade teacher. I will pour my heart into these kids and use my own money to make my classroom my own. I LOVE IT THERE!
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2  11/17/2008
This is a ridiculous excuse for a school. It is a dangerous place where education takes a backseat to drugs and violence. There are no resources for the students to learn.
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