Subject Proficiency Testing
Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.
Reading Proficiency Distribution
Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards test.
|Total Students Tested||555|
|Falls Far Below the Standard||0.4%|
|Approaches the Standard||4%|
|Meets the Standard||77%|
|Exceeds the Standard||19%|
Math Proficiency Distribution
Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards test.
|Total Students Tested||555|
|Falls Far Below the Standard||8%|
|Approaches the Standard||6%|
|Meets the Standard||42%|
|Exceeds the Standard||45%|
Overall Student Performance
This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.
|State Test Performance Index||109.5|
|Risk-Adjusted Performance Index||17.3|
Disadvantaged Student Performance
This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.
|Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient||84.7|
|Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient||91.4|
|Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students||-6.7|
|Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students||20.2|
College-Ready Student Performance
High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.
|College Readiness Index||28.2|
|Exam Used for Index||AP®|
Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance
Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)
|Participant Passing Rate||69%|
|Exams Per Test Taker||2.7|
|Exam Pass Rate||65%|
|Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate||25%|
|Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer||2.5|
International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Performance
Students can receive college credit for successful completion of IB certificate exams. This information displays how the school's students participated and performed on IB exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)
|Participant Passing Rate||100%|
|Exams Per Test Taker||5.9|
|Exam Pass Rate||95%|
|Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate||11%|
|Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer||5.6|
|IB Diploma Per Test Taker||93.5%|
|IB Diploma Per Grade 12 Enrollment||10.0%|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.