35812 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85086
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Stepping Stones Academy serves 211 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Stepping Stones Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Stepping Stones Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Stepping Stones Academy's student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
211 students
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School Rankings

Stepping Stones Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Stepping Stones Academy is 0.33, 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
#242 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
17%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
80%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
1%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
1%
10%
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: 211 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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