Vista College Preparatory

812 S. 6th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Vista College Preparatory serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Vista College Preparatory placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Vista College Preparatory ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Vista College Preparatory's student population of 299 students has grown by 68% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
299 students
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School Rankings

Vista College Preparatory 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 Vista College Preparatory is 0.46, 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
#390 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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18:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
26%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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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-5
  • Students: 299 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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