Valley Preparatory Academy

2150 Southern Avenue Ste 713
Tempe, AZ 85282
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 29 students in grades 9-12, Valley Preparatory Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : <50% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Valley Preparatory Academy's student population of 29 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Valley Preparatory Academy is 0.80, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
(18-19)
<50%
45%
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(18-19)
<50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
47%
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Black
24%
6%
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White
14%
35%
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Hawaiian
10%
n/a
Two or more races
21%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.80
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<50%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Valley Preparatory Academy and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley Preparatory Academy?
The graduation rate of Valley Preparatory Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 77%.
How many students attend Valley Preparatory Academy?
29 students attend Valley Preparatory Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
28% of Valley Preparatory Academy students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 21% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are White, 10% of students are Hawaiian, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Valley Preparatory Academy offer ?
Valley Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Valley Preparatory Academy part of?
Valley Preparatory Academy is part of Kestrel Schools Inc. (79065) School District.
In what neighborhood is Valley Preparatory Academy located?
Valley Preparatory Academy is located in the Shalimar neighborhood of Tempe, AZ. There are 1 other public schools located in Shalimar.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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