Step Up School

44 East 5th Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Step Up School serves 85 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Step Up School 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 20-29% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Step Up School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Step Up School's student population of 85 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
85 students
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School Rankings

Step Up School 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 Step Up School is 0.35, 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
#1858 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
79%
45%
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Black
18%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
11%
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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-8
  • Students: 85 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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