PROFICIENCY 27% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Mesa Unified District
32%Mesa
36%Arizona

Smith Junior High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Mesa Unified District" in Mesa, AZ. There are a total of 988 students and 51 teachers at Smith Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 443 free lunch students and 99 reduced lunch students.

Smith Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.5%, which is 26% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students988
Teachers51.3
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch443
Reduced lunch99

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Smith Junior High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All28%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
724%
833%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
722%
829%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Smith Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 60.7% 47.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 3.6% 4.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 30.7% 40.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.8% 4.3% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.3% 2.2% 3.1%

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Imagine Superstition Middle School35%3.5Apache Junction, AZ
Apache Trail High School30%3.5Apache Junction, AZ
Avalon Elementary30%3.9Apache Junction, AZ
Four Peaks Elementary School32%4.0Apache Junction, AZ
Apache Junction High School29%4.1Apache Junction, AZ
Cactus Canyon Junior High25%4.3Apache Junction, AZ
Desert Vista Elementary School27%6.5Apache Junction, AZ
Peralta Trail Elementary School50%12.3Apache Junction, AZ
Evit - Apache Junction High School0%4.0Apache Junction, AZ
Superstition Mountain On-line School0%4.3Apache Junction, AZ

Mesa demographics profile

StatisticMesaArizonaNational
Population470,4566,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,4095791
Median age36.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%53%55%
Speak English79%73%79%
Speak Spanish17%20%13%

Education level achieved in Mesa

IndexMesaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Smith Junior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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