Summit Academy serves 1,221 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Summit Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 1,221 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 55%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 43% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 53% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Summit Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Summit Academy's student population of 1,221 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Summit Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Summit Academy 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#476 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Summit Academy's ranking?
Summit Academy is ranked #476 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Summit Academy?
1,221 students attend Summit Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Summit Academy students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Summit Academy?
Summit Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Summit Academy offer ?
Summit Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Summit Academy part of?
Summit Academy is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.
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